Wednesday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

Sep 10, 2013 |
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Wednesday's National League games:

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds (-175, 8)

Hot pitching stat:
Reds right-hander Mike Leake is 6-2 with a 3.24 ERA in 13 career starts against the Reds.

Cold batting stat:
Cincinnati 1B Joey Votto and 2B Brandon Phillips have more combined strikeouts (12) than hits (11) against Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-90s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to left field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
Cincinnati is 8-1 in its last nine Wednesday games.

Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants (-139, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit came within one out of a perfect game in his last start, silencing the Arizona Diamondbacks in a dominant complete-game 3-0 victory.

Cold batting stat:
San Francisco 3B Pablo Sandoval has just one hit in 12 career at-bats against Colorado starter Juan Nicasio.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to left field at 11 mph.

Key betting note:
Colorado is 2-8 in Nicasio's last 10 outings following a quality start in his previous appearance.

San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies (-130, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay is 1-0 with a 4.24 ERA in three starts since coming off the disabled list; he was 2-4 with an 8.65 ERA in seven outings prior to the DL stint.

Hot batting stat:
Padres OF Will Venable is a .316 hitter in 19 at-bats versus Halladay.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
San Diego is 8-1 in Stults' last nine starts against the National League East.

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins
(-105, 6.5)

Hot pitching stat: Marlins rookie right-hander Jose Fernandez is 8-0 with a 1.19 ERA in 14 home starts.

Hot batting stat:
Braves 1B Freddie Freeman went 2-for-3 with a homer in his only previous encounter with Fernandez. 

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s, but with a 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms, the roof at Marlins Park may be closed. Wind will blow from left to right field at 9 mph.

Key betting note:
The Braves are 10-1 in Minor's last 11 starts on four days' rest.

Washington Nationals at New York Mets (+116, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Nationals righty Dan Haren has been dreadful in back-to-back starts, surrendering 12 runs on 15 hits over 5 2/3 innings in losses to the Mets and Miami Marlins.

Hot batting stat:
Donnie Murphy, Eric Young Jr. and Juan Lagares each had three hits in the Mets' 11-3 win over Haren and the Nationals on Aug. 31.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
Washington is 2-9 in Haren's last 11 road starts.

Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals (-181, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn is 2-6 with a 5.10 ERA in 10 second-half starts.

Hot/Cold batting stat:
St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has had Milwaukee starter Marco Estrada's number, going 12-for-21 with a homer against him.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-80s with increasing cloudiness throughout the night. Wind will blow out to right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 6-2 in Estrada's last eight road starts.

Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers
(-140, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Dodgers rookie left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu is 7-2 with a 2.07 ERA in 13 home starts.

Cold batting stat:
Members of the Los Angeles roster are a collective .246 with zero homers in 69 at-bats against Arizona starter Patrick Corbin.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s with clear skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
Arizona is 11-1 in Corbin's previous 12 starts against teams with winning records.

** Odds courtesy Betonline.com

** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 3:50 p.m. Tuesday

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