Sunday's MLB National League betting cheat sheets

Sep 21, 2013 |
Sunday's MLB National League betting cheat sheets
In his last start, Cashner tossed a CG, one-hit shutout versus the Pirates.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
In his last start, Cashner tossed a CG, one-hit shutout versus the Pirates.
Photo By - USA Today Sports
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes for Sunday's National League games:

Cincinnati Reds at Pittsburgh Pirates (-105, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke has dominated Cincinnati in his career, going 2-0 with a 1.19 ERA in four starts against them.

Cold batting stat: Pittsburgh OF Andrew McCutchen has just one hit - a home run - in 23 career at-bats against Reds starter Bronson Arroyo.

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

Key betting note: The under is 10-2 in the Pirates' last 12 Sunday games.


New York Mets at Philadelphia Phillies (-200, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee has won three consecutive starts, allowing just five runs while racking up 33 strikeouts over that stretch.

Cold batting stat: Members of the Mets' roster are hitting .244 with 42 strikeouts in 156 at-bats versus Lee.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 12 mph.

Key betting note: New York is 2-12 in its last 14 games against a left-handed starter.


Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals (-225, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Nationals right-hander Dan Haren is 5-5 with a 5.61 ERA and 11 home runs surrendered in 13 home starts.

Hot batting stat: Marlins 3B Placido Polanco is a career .385 hitter with five RBIs in 26 at-bats against Haren.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 9 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 8-2-1 in Haren's previous 11 home starts.


Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs (OFF, OFF)

Cold pitching stat: Braves right-hander Julio Teheran was lit up in his only previous encounter with the Cubs, surrendering five runs on eight hits - including a pair of homers - over five innings.

Cold batting stat: Atlanta 2B Dan Uggla is 1-for-15 with six strikeouts in his career against Cubs right-hander Edwin Jackson.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-60s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 13-3 in Teheran's last 16 starts against teams with losing records.


Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres (+112, 7)

Hot pitching stat: Padres righty Andrew Cashner is coming off back-to-back road wins over Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, surrendering just two runs on five hits over 16 2/3 innings in those starts.

Cold batting stat: San Diego OF Will Venable has just one hit while striking out six times in 11 at-bats lifetime versus Dodgers starter Zack Greinke.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 7 mph.

Key betting note: Los Angeles is 11-1 in Greinke's last 12 starts against teams with losing records.


Arizona Diamondbacks at Colorado Rockies (+100, 9.5)

Hot pitching stat: Diamondbacks starter Patrick Corbin was sensational in his last start against Colorado, allowing one run over eight innings while striking out 10 en route to a 6-1 win.

Hot batting stat: Rockies 1B Jordan Pacheco has seven hits, including a pair of doubles, in 15 career at-bats against Corbin.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s with a 25 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to center field at 8 mph.

Key betting note: Colorado is 1-8 in Nicasio's last nine starts on four days' rest.


St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers (OFF, OFF)

Hot pitching stat: Cardinals right-hander Joe Kelly is 5-0 with a 1.83 ERA in six starts and 12 relief appearances away from Busch Stadium in 2013.

Hot batting stat: Members of the St. Louis roster are hitting .364 with a pair of homers in 64 combined at-bats versus Milwaukee starter Wily Peralta.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-50s with sunny skies. Wind will blow in from left field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: St. Louis is 8-1 in Kelly's last nine starts against the National League Central.


** Odds, stats, weather forecast and probable pitchers as of 8:49 p.m. ET Saturday.

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