Monday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

Sep 8, 2013 |
Ricky Nolasco is 7-1 with a 2.27 ERA in 11 starts since joining LA.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Ricky Nolasco is 7-1 with a 2.27 ERA in 11 starts since joining LA.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Monday's National League games:

Washington Nationals at New York Mets (+125, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez has won two straight starts, surrendering just one earned run over 12 2/3 innings in that span.

Cold batting stat: Washington 2B/3B Anthony Rendon is just 6-for-43 with 11 strikeouts in 11 games against the Mets.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-60s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: Washington has won 15 of the previous 19 meetings in New York.


Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds (-190, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Cubs right-hander Travis Wood is 2-5 in nine second-half starts, while his 3.99 ERA since the All-Star break is more than a full point higher than his first-half mark (2.79).

Hot batting stat:
Reds SS Todd Frazier is 6-for-14 with a pair of home runs and six RBIs lifetime against Wood.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings in Cincinnati.


Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins (+150, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez is 0-1 with a 5.82 ERA in 17 career innings against the Braves.

Cold batting stat:
Atlanta SS Andrelton Simmons has just one hit in 10 career at-bats versus Alvarez.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s, but with a 40 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms the roof at Marlins Park may be closed. Wind will blow from right to left field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
Atlanta is 22-4 in starter Kris Medlen's last 26 outings against divisional opponents.


Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers
(-155, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Dodgers right-hander Ricky Nolasco is 7-1 with a 2.27 ERA in 11 starts since joining Los Angeles in a trade with the Marlins.

Hot batting stat:
Los Angeles 1B Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .391 with two home runs and nine RBIs in 46 at-bats against the Diamondbacks.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-70s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to left-center field at 4 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 6-1 in the last seven meetings in Los Angeles.


Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants
(-120, 7)

Hot pitching stat:
Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin is 2-1 with a 3.54 ERA and zero home runs allowed in 20 1/3 innings against the Giants in 2013.

Cold batting stat:
Colorado OF Dexter Fowler is hitting just .195 with 13 strikeouts in 41 at-bats against San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 8-2-1 in Lincecum's previous 11 starts versus Colorado.


**Odds courtesy Betonline.com

** Odds, probable starters, stats and weather forecast as of 12:50 p.m. Sunday.
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