Saturday MLB Sharp Report


4:10 p.m. ET: Oakland Athletics (23-49) at Kansas City Royals (26-43)

The Royals took Friday night's series opener 3-1, cashing as -140 home favorites. The Athletics are now just 3-19 over their last 22 games while the Royals improve to 6-2 over their last 8 games. In this last afternoon rematch, Oakland starts lefty Jared Koenig (1-2, 6.59 ERA) and Kansas City taps righty Brad Keller (2-8, 4.30 ERA). This line opened with the Royals listed as a -150 home favorite and the Athletics a +130 road dog. Pros are happy to fade the ice cold Athletics, steaming Kansas City up from -150 to -165. Oakland is just 18-40 as a dog, 15-21 on the road and 15-34 against righties this season. The Royals will lean on their bats, hitting .237 compared to .209 for the Athletics. Kansas City is 3-1 against Oakland this season. 


4:10 p.m. ET: New York Mets (46-26) at Miami Marlins (32-37)

The Mets took last night's series opener 5-3, cashing as +130 road dogs. In today's rematch, the Mets tap righty Chris Bassitt (5-5, 4.03 ERA) and the Marlins counter with lefty Trevor Rogers (3-6, 5.83 ERA). This line opened with New York listed as a -140 road favorite and Miami a +125 home dog. Sharps have laid the chalk with the Mets, steaming New York up from -140 to -150. Road favorites are 247-145 (63%) this season. New York also has value as a favorite in a low total game (8). The Mets are 34-14 as a favorite, 22-16 on the road and 15-10 against lefties. The Marlins are just 12-25 as a dog and 23-30 against righties. New York's biggest advantage comes at the plate, where the Mets are hitting .261 compared to .245 for Miami. The Mets are 4-1 against the Marlins this season. Miami is just 4-9 in Rogers' 13 starts this season. Rogers has an ERA of 7.27 in June. 


7:15 p.m. ET: Colorado Rockies (31-40) at Minnesota Twins (39-33)

The Rockies stole Friday night's Interleague series opener 1-0, cashing as +130 road dogs. In tonight's rematch, Colorado hands the ball to righty Antonio Senzatela (3-3, 4.42 ERA) and Minnesota counters with fellow righty Chris Archer (1-3, 3.44 ERA). This line opened with the Twins listed as a -165 home favorite and the Rockies a +145 road dog. Pros aren't scared off by the expensive chalk and have steamed Minnesota up from -165 to -190. Non-division home favorites are 252-184 (58%) this season. The Twins are 27-17 as a favorite, 21-17 at home and 26-24 against righties. On the flip side, the Rockies are 22-33 as a dog, 12-21 on the road and 19-26 against righties. Minnesota has a far better pitching staff than Colorado (team ERA 3.88 vs 4.96). The Twins are +23 in run differential. The Rockies are -61. 

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