Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Thursday's National League games:New York Mets at Miami Marlins (+155, 6.5) Pitching stat:
Marlins starting pitchers have allowed three or fewer earned runs in 34 of the past 39 games. Batting stat:
Mets 2B Daniel Murphy went 0-for-3 Wednesday, only the third time in 22 games he has gone without a hit.Weather:
Temperatures in the high 80s with partly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms with winds blowing east at 9 mph.Key betting stat:
Over is 45-21-5 in the last 71 meetings in Miami.
St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates (-112, 8)Pitching stat:
Cardinals RHP Joe Kelly is 0-2 with a 6.43 ERA in 14 career innings against the Pirates.Batting stat:
St. Louis has lost a season-worst seven games and has tallied just 10 runs during the skid.Weather:
Temperatures in the low 70s with a 40 percent chance of showers and winds blowing WNW at 5 mph.Key betting stat:
Pirates are 23-6 in their last 29 games as a home favorite. Cardinals are 1-7 in their last eight games as an underdog.San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies (-111, 7.5)Pitching stat:
The Phillies have scored two or fewer runs in nine of LHP Cole Hamels’ 22 starts.Batting stat:
San Francisco Pablo Sandoval left Wednesday’s game with a bruised right heel and is listed as day-to-day.Weather:
Temperatures in the mid 70s with an 86 percent chance of thunderstorms and winds blowing SSW at 5 mph.Key betting stat:
Over is 9-4 in Phillies last 13 games as a favorite.
Colorado Rockies at Atlanta Braves (-220, 8)Pitching stat:
Braves RHP Julio Teheran defeated the Rockies in his only start against them, yielding one run and eight hits in seven innings of a 10-2 victory in Colorado on April 23 when it was 30 degrees at game time.Batting stat:
Atlanta 3B Chris Johnson recorded his sixth straight multi-hit game Wednesday to increase his NL-best batting average to .342. Johnson is 16-for-35 during his nine-game hitting streak.Weather:
Temperatures in the mid 80s with a 25 percent chance of thunderstorms and winds blowing NW at 7 mph.
Key betting stat:
Rockies are 4-17 in the last 21 meetings.Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs (+137, 8)Pitching stat:
Dodgers RHP Ricky Nolasco is 5-2 with a 2.98 ERA in nine appearances (eight starts) versus the Cubs. Batting stat:
Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo was 6-for-14 in the series versus Milwaukee and tied his career high with his 15th homer. Weather:
Temperatures in the high 70s with a 46 percent chance of thunderstorms and winds blow SW at 11 mph.Key betting stat:
Cubs are 6-1 in their last seven during Game 1 of a series.