Tuesday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

Sep 23, 2013 |
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Tuesday's National League games:

Philadelphia Phillies at Miami Marlins (-115, 7.5)


Cold pitching stat: Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez is 2-4 with a 4.71 ERA in seven home starts.

Cold batting stat: The Miami roster is a collective 2-for-10 against Phillies right-hander Zach Miner.

Weather: Temperatures will be high-70s with a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to right-center field at 4 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 2-0-4 in Alvarez's last six starts.


New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds (-185, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Cincinnati right-hander Mike Leake is 2-1 with a 1.31 ERA and zero home runs allowed in five career starts versus the Mets.

Cold batting stat: New York 3B David Wright is 1-for-13 with five strikeouts in his career against Leake.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will be calm.

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


Milwaukee Brewers at Atlanta Braves (-145, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Braves right-hander Freddy Garcia has surrendered just two runs in 13 innings over his previous two starts.

Hot batting stat: Milwaukee 3B Aramis Ramirez is 8-for-18 with a homer and four RBIs lifetime against Garcia.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with mostly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The home team is 8-1 in umpire Dana DeMuth's last nine games behind home plate involving Atlanta.


Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (+136, 8)


Hot pitching stat: Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole has won his last three starts, allowing two runs while striking out 28 over 20 innings in that span.

Cold batting stat: Members of the Chicago roster are hitting .227 with six strikeouts in 22 at-bats against Cole.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-60s under sunny skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 8-1 in Cole's previous nine starts on four days' rest.


Washington Nationals at St. Louis Cardinals (-131, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Nationals lefty Gio Gonzalez has surrendered just seven earned runs over his last five starts, going 3-1 over that stretch.

Cold batting stat: None of the the St. Louis Cardinals has driven in a run against Gonzalez, batting a collective 6-for-32 with eight strikeouts.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s with a 20 percent chance of rain. Wind will be calm.

Key betting note: Washington is 14-2 in Gonzalez's last 16 starts against the National League Central.


Arizona Diamondbacks at San Diego Padres (-119, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley is 4-3 with a 3.33 ERA in 12 starts since the All-Star break.

Cold batting stat: Arizona 1B Paul Goldschmidt and C Miguel Montero are a combined 1-for-12 with five strikeouts against Padres starter Tyson Ross.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with sunny skies. Wind will be calm.

Key betting note: The under is 13-3 in the Padres' last 16 games versus the National League West.


Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants (-118, 6.5)

Hot pitching stat: Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu has surrendered more than three earned runs in just one of his previous nine starts.

Hot batting stat: Los Angeles 1B Adrian Gonzalez is a .299 career hitter with four homers and 13 RBIs in 67 at-bats against Giants starter Matt Cain.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-60s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 13 mph.

Key betting note: The Dodgers are 10-1 in Ryu's last 11 starts against teams with losing records.

Interleague

Boston Red Sox at Colorado Rockies (+133, 9.5)


Cold pitching stat: Red Sox right-hander John Lackey is 3-6 with a 4.23 ERA in the second half after going 7-6 with a 2.78 ERA before the break.

Hot batting stat: Rockies OF Michael Cuddyer is 7-for-22 with four home runs lifetime against Lackey.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 22-5-1 in Lackey's last 28 starts.


** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 10:45 p.m. ET Monday.
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