Wednesday's MLB National League betting cheat sheet

Sep 3, 2013 |
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Wednesday's National League games:

New York Mets at Atlanta Braves (-160, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Mets right-hander Dillon Gee limited the Braves to two hits over seven shutout innings in their last encounter back on July 22.

Cold batting stat: Braves 2B Dan Uggla has struggled against Gee over his career, recording just four hits while striking out five times in 26 at-bats.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from center field at 3 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 14-6 in New York's last 20 Wednesday games.

Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs (-165, OFF)

Cold pitching stat: Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija is 3-5 with a 4.70 ERA in 15 home starts.

Cold batting stat: Marlins OF Giancarlo Stanton is hitless in seven at-bats against Samardzija.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-70s under sunny skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 11-2 in Samardzija's last 13 home starts.

San Francisco Giants at San Diego Padres (-102, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum has dominated the Padres historically, going 12-6 with a 2.21 ERA and 192 strikeouts over 166 2/3 career innings.

Hot batting stat: Members of the San Francisco roster are hitting a combined .322 in 146 at-bats against Padres left-hander Eric Stults.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 7 mph.

Key betting note: The Giants are 3-13 in their last 16 Wednesday games.

Washington Nationals at Philadelphia Phillies (+119, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmermann is just 2-5 with a 4.37 ERA in eight career starts against the Phillies.

Hot batting stat: Washington OF Bryce Harper has three hits, including a triple, in six career at-bats against Philadelphia right-hander Roy Halladay.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 4 mph.

Key betting note: Washington is 20-7 in Zimmermann's last 27 starts against teams with losing records.

St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds (-118, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Cardinals rookie right-hander Shelby Miller is 5-6 in 13 starts away from Busch Stadium, with a 4.43 ERA and 10 home runs allowed over 69 innings.

Hot batting stat: Reds 2B Brandon Phillips has already surpassed his previous career high in RBIs (98) set in 2009.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 4 mph.

Key betting note: The road team is 8-1 in umpire Tim Timmons' last nine games behind home plate.

Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers (+140, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano silenced the St. Louis Cardinals in his last outing, holding them to two hits over eight shutout innings in a 5-0 victory.

Hot batting stat: Brewers OF Carlos Gomez has had Liriano's number, going 7-for-14 with a pair of homers lifetime against him.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: Pittsburgh is 10-2 in Liriano's last 12 starts against teams with losing records.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies (-115, 10)

Hot pitching stat: Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has won his last five starts while allowing three or fewer runs in all of them.

Hot batting stat: Colorado C Wilin Rosario is 5-for-11 with a homer and seven RBIs against Dodgers starter Edinson Volquez this season.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s under cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 3 mph.

Key betting note: The Rockies are 1-10 in De La Rosa's last 11 starts against Los Angeles.

Toronto Blue Jays at Arizona Diamondbacks (-130, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Blue Jays left-hander Mark Buehrle is 6-1 with a 2.14 ERA in nine starts since the All-Star break.

Cold batting stat: Diamondbacks 2B Aaron Hill has just four hits in 24 career at-bats versus Buehrle.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-100s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from right to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: Arizona has won 13 of its last 16 interleague games against a left-handed starter.

Odds, stats, probable starters and weather forecast as of 7:45 p.m. ET Tuesday.

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