Sunday's National League betting notes and tips

Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Sunday's National League games:

Atlanta Braves at Philadelphia Phillies (122, 8.5)


Hot pitcher: Phillies starter Jonathan Pettibone has allowed three or fewer runs in 11 of his 14 starts this season.

Cold pitcher: Braves starter Kris Medlen took the loss versus the Phillies in his first start of the year.

Weather: Temperatures in the high-90s and sunny skies. Winds will blow out to right field at 11 mph.

Key betting stat: The Braves are 10-2 in Medlen's last 12 starts as a road favorite.

San Diego Padres at Washington Nationals (-237, 7.5)

Hot pitcher: Nats starter Stephen Strasburg has surrendered two or fewer earned runs in each of his last nine starts and is coming off seven scoreless innings against Milwaukee in which he allowed three hits and struck out eight.

Cold pitcher: Pads starter Robbie Erlin is 0-1 with a 7.94 ERA in three road games (one start) in 2013.

Weather: Temperatures in the mid-90s and partly cloudy skies. Winds will blow out to center field at 12 mph.

Key betting stat: The Padres are 1-10 in their last 11 overall.

New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers (-115, 8.5)


Hot pitcher: Mets starter Jeremy Hefner has surrendered three or fewer earned runs in each of his last eight starts and is coming off a win over Arizona in which he allowed one run on four hits in seven innings.

Cold pitcher: Brewers starter Tom Gorzelanny is 4-5 with a 4.53 ERA in 21 career games (eight starts) against New York.

Weather: Roof could be closed in Milwaukee due to a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms.

Key betting stat: The over is 7-0 in Mets last 7 overall.

Miami Marlins at St. Louis Cardinals (-170, 7)


Hot pitcher: Marlins starter Jose Fernandez is coming off a superb effort against the San Diego Padres when he struck out 10 and allowed only two hits over eight scoreless innings.

Cold pitcher: Cards starter Lance Lynn has lost back-to-back starts against Houston and the Los Angeles Angels, giving up nine earned runs and 14 hits in 13 2/3 innings.

Weather: Temperatures in the low-90s and a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Winds will blow out to left field at 9 mph.

Key betting stat: The Marlins are 5-1 in Fernandez's last six starts.

Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (138, OFF)


Hot pitcher: Pirates starter A.J. Burnett has dominated Chicago over his career with a 7-2 record and 3.08 ERA in 10 starts.

Cold pitcher: Brewers starter Carlos Villanueva will be making his first start in nearly two months, taking the place of Scott Feldman, who was traded to Baltimore last week. He was dropped from the starting rotation after getting battered for seven runs and 12 hits by Colorado on May 14.

Weather: Temperatures in the mid-80s and a 30 percent chance of rain. Winds will blow out to left field at 11 mph.

Key betting stat: The under is 9-3 in the last 12 meetings.

Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco Giants (160, 6.5)

Hot pitcher: Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw leads the majors in ERA (1.93) and opponents’ batting average (.189), and he’s thrown seven or more innings in 14 of his 18 starts.

Cold pitcher: Giants starter Chad Gaudin is 0-2 with a 5.66 ERA in nine career appearances (two starts) against the Dodgers.

Weather: Temperatures in the mid-60s and sunny skies. Winds will blow out to center field at 9 mph.

Key betting stat: The Giants are 4-for-50 with runners in scoring position over their last nine games.

Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks (-194, 9)

Hot pitcher: The Diamondbacks are 15-2 in Patrick Corbin's starts this season.

Cold pitcher: Rockies starter Roy Oswalt allowed five runs and nine hits in five innings en route to an 8-0 loss versus the Dodgers in his last time on the mound.

Weather: Roof could be closed due to expected temperatures around 110 fahrenheit.

Key betting stat: The under is 7-1 in Diamondbacks last eight home games vs. a right-handed starter.

INTERLEAGUE

Seattle Mariners at Cincinnati Reds (-185, 8.5)


Hot pitcher: Reds starter Bronson Arroyo owns a 6-1 mark and 2.42 ERA in 11 outings at home this season.

Cold pitcher:
Mariners starter Joe Saunders has struggled on the road, going 2-5 with a 5.81 ERA in nine starts.

Weather: Temperatures in the high-70s and a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms. Winds will blow from right to left at 7 mph.

Key betting stat: The Reds are 6-0 in their last six home games vs. a left-handed starter.

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