USA Today Sports

Tuesday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

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

San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies (+100, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner is 0-2 over his last four starts, but has surrendered just five earned runs over 28 innings in that span to lower his ERA by nearly half a point.

Cold batting stat:
Phillies 2B Chase Utley is a .317 hitter with 13 homers and 38 RBIs in 47 career games against San Diego.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
San Diego is 3-7 in Cashner's last 10 outings following a quality start in his previous appearance.


Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins (+154, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Braves right-hander Julio Teheran is 4-2 with a 2.23 ERA and 54 strikeouts in eight starts since the All-Star break.

Cold batting stat:
Marlins OF Justin Ruggiano has one hits and four strikeouts in 10 at-bats all-time versus Teheran.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 9 mph.

Key betting note:
The Braves are 6-1 in Teheran's previous seven starts against teams with losing records.


Washington Nationals at New York Mets
(+123, 7)

Cold pitching stat: Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann has lost a pair of starts to the Mets over the past month and a half, surrendering eight runs over 14 1/3 innings in those outings.

Hot batting stat:
Mets 2B Daniel Murphy has been a thorn in Zimmermann's side, batting .314 with three homers in 35 at-bats against him.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
The Mets are 7-2 in their last nine Tuesday games.


Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds (-210, 8)

Hot pitching stat:
Reds left-hander Tony Cingrani was sensational in his previous start against the Cubs, limiting them to two runs on four hits over seven innings of a 12-2 drubbing.

Cold batting stat:
Members of the Reds roster are batting a collective .236 with two homers in 110 at-bats against Chicago starter Edwin Jackson.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 25 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow from right to left field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
The under is 7-1-1 in the Cubs' last nine games against a left-handed starter.


Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals (-190, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Brewers right-hander Wily Peralta is 0-2 with an 11.57 ERA and 22 hits allowed in 9 1/3 career innings against the Cardinals.

Cold batting stat:
Milwaukee hitters are batting just .200 in 18 1/3 innings against St. Louis rookie starter Shelby Miller.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the high-80s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
Milwaukee is 2-8 in Peralta's previous 10 starts against the National League Central.


Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers
(-125, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Dodgers right-hander Edinson Volquez is 4-7 with a 5.64 ERA and 40 walks in 75 home innings so far in 2013.

Hot pitching stat:
Diamondbacks righty Trevor Cahill has never lost to the Dodgers, going 5-0 with a 2.10 ERA in eight starts against them.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the mid-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 11 mph.

Key betting note: The Dodgers are 11-2 in their last 13 Tuesday contests.


Colorado Rockies at San Francisco Giants
(-110, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has won his last six starts, surrendering just two home runs over that stretch.

Cold batting stat:
Colorado SS Troy Tulowitzki is hitless in seven at-bats against San Francisco starter Ryan Vogelsong.

Weather:
Temperatures will be in the low-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 7 mph.

Key betting note:
Colorado has won 11 of De La Rosa's last 15 starts against the Giants.


** Odds courtesy Betonline.com

** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 8:09 p.m. Monday

If you have any feedback or suggestions for our Editorial Team, please contact us at Editorial

            share   SHARE   rss   RSS FEED   email   EMAIL   print   PRINT

There haven't been any comments posted on this article. Be the first to respond!

You are currently not logged in.
Login | Signup | Help
You must be logged in to post a comment.

Top Response

There have been no comments on this article. Be the first to respond!