Monday's National League betting cheat sheet

Aug 4, 2013 |
Dan Uggla owns a .458 lifetime average versus Stephen Strasburg.
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Dan Uggla owns a .458 lifetime average versus Stephen Strasburg.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Monday's National League games:

Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals (-141, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Pretty solid July numbers for scheduled Dodgers starter Zack Greinke. The righty went 3-1 with a 2.63 ERA in his six July outings. The Dodgers were 5-1 in the games he started.

Cold batting stat: Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez is 3-for-14 (.214) with five strikeouts in his career versus Cards starter Adam Wainwright.

Weather:
There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms in the forecast. Temperatures will be in the low-80s with wind blowing from right field to left field at 10 mph.

Key betting note:
The Dodgers are 10-1 in their last 11 during Game 1 of a series.


Atlanta Braves at Washington Nationals (-115, 7)

Cold pitching stat: Nats starter Stephen Strasburg is coming off a rough outing versus the Detroit Tigers on July 30. The Nats righty last seven innings but gave up five runs on six hits, including one homer, in a 5-1 loss.

Hot batting stat: Braves 2B Dan Uggla has fared well versus Strasburg. Uggla is 11-for-24 (.458) with two doubles, two homers and eight RBIs versus the Nats ace. The Braves roster hits a collective .313 versus Strasburg.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: The Braves are 8-3 in starter Mike Minor's last 11 road starts.


Milwaukee Brewers at San Francisco Giants (-159, 7)


Hot pitching stat:
Brewers pitcher Tyler Thornburg is coming off a strong outing in his first start of 2013. The young righty went six innings giving up four hits and no runs in a 3-2 win over the Cubs on July 30.

Cold batting stat:
It hasn't been a productive August for Pablo Sandoval. The Giants 3B is 1-for-13 (.077) to start the month.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-50s with mostly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 10 mph.

Key betting note:
The Giants are 3-13 in their last 16 home games.


Click here for the American League cheat sheet.


** Odds, probable starters, stats and weather forecast as of 12:48 p.m. ET.
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