Saturday's MLB National League betting cheat sheets

Sep 6, 2013 |
Saturday's MLB National League betting cheat sheets
Matt Cain has struggled in his home starts this season.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Matt Cain has struggled in his home starts this season.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Saturday's National League games:

Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds (-117, 7)

Hot pitching stat:
Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke is 6-0 with a 1.24 ERA and 37 strikeouts over his previous six starts.

Cold batting stat:
Reds OF Jay Bruce is just 3-for-24 with six strikeouts against Greinke.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with sunny skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 4 mph.

Key betting note:
Cincinnati is 14-3 in right-hander Mat Latos' last 17 home starts against teams with winning records.


Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago Cubs
(-130, OFF)

Cold pitching stat:
Brewers right-hander Johnny Hellweg has walked 13 while allowing opponents to hit .365 over his first 10 2/3 major-league innings.

Cold batting stat:
Members of the Milwaukee roster are a combined 2-for-20 against Cubs starter Jake Arrieta.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to right field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 6-2-1 in umpire Tim McClelland's last nine games behind home plate.


Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies (+150, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Philadelphia right-hander Kyle Kendrick is 0-4 with a 5.27 ERA over his last five starts.

Hot batting stat:
Atlanta 2B Dan Uggla is 12-for-38 with a pair of homers and seven RBIs in his career against Kendrick.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 9-3-1 in the Phillies' last 13 Saturday games.


Washington Nationals at Miami Marlins (+105, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark enters his first major-league start 4-0 with a 1.19 ERA in 22 2/3 career innings.

Hot batting stat:
Washington 1B Adam LaRoche is 3-for-6 with two RBIs lifetime against Miami starter Nathan Eovaldi.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 30 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from left to right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 7-1-1 in Eovaldi's last nine starts.


Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals (-160, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright has struggled of late, surrendering 15 runs over his last two starts spanning eight innings.

Hot batting stat:
Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen is 10-for-25 with a homer in his career against Wainwright.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out toward left-center field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
St. Louis is 8-0 in Wainwright's last eight Saturday starts.


Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres (-126, 7)

Hot pitching stat:
Padres right-hander Tyson Ross was sensational in his last turn, holding the Los Angeles Dodgers to a run on five hits while fanning 10 over five innings of a no-decision.

Cold batting stat:
Members of the Colorado roster are a combined 9-for-40 with eight strikeouts against Ross.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 7-1 in Ross' last eight starts.


Arizona Diamondbacks at San Francisco Giants (-142, 7)


Cold pitching stat:
San Francisco right-hander Matt Cain is 4-6 with a 5.03 ERA in 15 home starts.

Cold batting stat:
Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero is a career .208 hitter with 15 strikeouts in 53 at-bats against Cain.

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

Key betting note:
The Giants are 9-2 in Cain's last 11 home starts against Arizona.


** Odds courtesy Betonline.com

** Odds, probable starters, stats and weather forecast as of 10:23 p.m. ET Friday.

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