Monday's National League betting cheat sheet

Aug 11, 2013 |
Monday's National League betting cheat sheet
The Rockies have owned Edinson Volquez in four meetings this year.
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The Rockies have owned Edinson Volquez in four meetings this year.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Monday's National League games:

Philadelphia Phillies at Atlanta Braves (-166, 7)

Cold pitching stat: Phillies starter Cole Hamels gave up five runs in five innings in his lone start versus Atlanta this season.

Hot batting stat: Braves C Brian McCann is 16-for-57 (.281) in his career versus Hamels. McCann has notched three homers and driven in 15 runs in those at-bats. The catcher missed Sunday's game versus the Marlins due to a sore knee, however.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. Wind will blow from left field to right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note:
The Phillies are 3-7 in Hamels' last 10 road starts versus the Braves.


Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs (+130, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat:
Reds SP Mat Latos is 4-1 in his last six starts. He is coming off a great start versus Oakland on August 6 where he tossed 7 1/3 scoreless innings in a 3-1 Reds victory.

Cold batting stat: Reds SS Zack Cozart is 1-for-13 (.077) in his career versus Cubs starter Travis Wood.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 8 mph. There is a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the forecast.

Key betting note:
The over is 8-2 in the last 10 meetings between the two ball clubs.


San Diego Padres at Colorado Rockies (-170, 9.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Padres starter Edinson Volquez is 0-3 with a 12.18 ERA in four starts versus the Rockies this season. Volquez has given up 34 hits in 17 innings over the four starts.

Hot batting stat: Rockies C Wilin Rosario is 7-for-15 (.467) with two homers and seven RBIs in his career versus Volquez.

Weather:
There is a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms in the forecast for gametime. Temperatures will be in the low-70s with wind blowing from right field to left field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The Padres are 2-7 in the last nine meetings in Colorado.


New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers (-194, 7)

Hot pitching stat:
Dodgers pitcher Ricky Nolasco is 2-0 with a 2.70 ERA in his two August starts. The Dodgers are 5-1 in Nolasco's starts since they acquired the righty from the Marlins.

Cold batting stat: Mets 1B Ike Davis is 5-for-23 (.217) with eight strikeouts in his career versus Nolasco.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note:
The Mets are 1-4 in Jenrry Mejia's last five road starts.


Interleague
 
Baltimore Orioles at Arizona Diamondbacks (-116, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: O's starter Scott Feldman had a rough outing in his last turn on the mound. The righty gave up five runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings of work in an 8-4 loss versus the Seattle Mariners on August 3.

Cold batting stat:
Collectively, the DBacks roster owns a .183 batting average in 82 at-bats versus Feldman.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-90s with sunny skies. Wind will blow from left field to right field at 8 mph.

Key betting note:
The over is 5-0-1 in the last six meetings.


** Odds, probable starters and weather forecast as of 12:44 p.m. ET.

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