Sunday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

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

St. Louis Cardinals at Pittsburgh Pirates (+104, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly has won six consecutive decisions and has allowed two runs or fewer eight times over that stretch.

Cold batting stat: Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen is 1-for-8 lifetime against Kelly, while OF Travis Snider is 1-for-6 with two strikeouts.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s with a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from right to left field at 7 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 9-0 in Pittsburgh's last nine Sunday games.


Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs (+100, OFF)

Hot pitching stat: Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta is 1-0 with a 3.71 ERA and .158 opposition batting average in two starts at Wrigley Field.

Cold batting stat: Chicago 3B Ian Stewart is just 3-for-15 in his career against Philadelphia starter Kyle Kendrick.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from left to right field at 4 mph.

Key betting note: The home team is 5-1 in umpire Bob Davidson's last six games behind home plate.


San Diego Padres at Los Angeles Dodgers (-225, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke is 5-0 with a 1.44 ERA and just two home runs allowed over his last six starts.

Cold batting stat: Padres OF Will Venable is 1-for-9 with six strikeouts in his career against Greinke.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s under clear skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The Dodgers have won 18 of Greinke's last 22 starts.


Cincinnati Reds at Colorado Rockies (+105, 10)

Cold pitching stat: Rockies right-hander Tyler Chatwood was torched in his final start before going on the disabled list July 31, allowing eight runs - seven earned - on 10 hits over 2 1/3 innings of a 9-0 loss to Atlanta.

Hot batting stat:
Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki has three hits, including a homer, in six at-bats against Reds starter Mike Leake.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s under cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 4-1 in Leake's last five starts.


San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks (-160, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin had his worst outing of the season last time out, surrendering nine runs over 5 1/3 innings in a 9-5 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Cold batting stat: Giants SS Brandon Crawford is just 2-for-9 with six strikeouts lifetime against Corbin.

Weather: Temperatures will exceed triple digits under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 8-2 in San Francisco's last 10 road games against a left-handed starter.


Miami Marlins at Atlanta Braves (-220, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Marlins right-hander Nate Eovaldi mystified the Braves in their last encounter Aug. 10, holding the National League East leaders to one hit while whiffing eight over seven shutout innings.

Hot batting stat: Braves 2B Dan Uggla is 3-for-10 with a homer and three walks against Eovaldi.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to right field at 5 mph.

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



New York Mets at Washington Nationals (-140, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Nationals righty Ross Ohlendorf limited the Mets to a run on six hits over seven innings en route to a 2-1 win in their previous meeting July 26.

Hot batting stat: Nationals 1B Adam LaRoche has a pair of homers and six RBIs in 15 career at-bats against Mets starter Jonathon Niese.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s with a 55 percent of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 7-1 in umpire Gerry Davis' last eight Sunday games behind home plate.


Interleague

Los Angeles Angels at Milwaukee Brewers (-120, 8)

Hot pitching stat:
Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson went 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA and 26 strikeouts in five August starts.

Hot batting stat: Los Angeles C Chris Iannetta is 3-for-8 with four walks against Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s with a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from right to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The Angels are 7-1 in Wilson's last eight road starts.


** Odds courtesy Betonline.com
 
** Odds, probable starters, stats and weather forecast as of 8:35 p.m. ET Saturday.

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