Tuesday's National League betting cheat sheet

Aug 19, 2013 |
Check out our quick-hitting betting notes on Tuesday's National League games:

Colorado Rockies at Philadelphia Phillies (+100, 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa has won back-to-back starts, surrendering three runs over 12 innings in that span.

Cold batting stat:  Phillies OF Domonic Brown is batting just .214 with zero RBIs in 28 at-bats against the Rockies this season.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s under sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 10-1 in De La Rosa's last 11 starts as a favorite.


Atlanta Braves at New York Mets (+126, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler has allowed just two runs over his previous two starts, racking up 16 strikeouts while issuing one walk.

Cold batting stat: Braves C Evan Gattis, once considered a front-runner for the National League rookie of the year award, has just one home run since June 10.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-70s under sunny skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 7 mph.

Key betting note: New York has lost four of its last five home games after returning from a road trip of seven or more days.


Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds (-142, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Arizona right-hander Patrick Corbin silenced the Reds in their last encounter, limiting them to one run on three hits over eight innings.

Cold batting stat: Diamondbacks OF Jason Kubel has gone deep just five times in 233 at-bats after racking up 30 homers a season ago.

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

Key betting note: The under is 44-17-4 in the last 65 meetings.


Los Angeles Dodgers at Miami Marlins (+132, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Dodgers left-hander Chris Capuano has been shelled over his last two starts, surrendering nine runs on 20 hits in 9 1/3 innings.

Cold batting stat: Los Angeles OF Yasiel Puig went 0-for-5 in Monday's series opener and hasn't hit a home run since Aug. 1.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s but with a 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms, the roof at Marlins Park may be closed. Wind will blow from right to left field at 10 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 9-2-1 in Capuano's last 12 starts as a favorite.


Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs (+121)

Hot pitching stat: Nationals right-hander Dan Haren has allowed just four runs over his last four starts and earned his first career save last time out, working a scoreless inning against Atlanta.

Hot batting stat: Cubs OF Nate Schierholtz, who entered the series with one career homer in 58 at-bats against Washington, went deep twice and finished with six RBIs in Monday's 11-1 victory.

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

Key betting note: The under is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings in Chicago.


St. Louis Cardinals at Milwaukee Brewers (+123, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat:
Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn had one of his worst outings of the season against Milwaukee back in mid-May, allowing four runs on eight hits while lasting just five innings.

Hot batting stat:
St. Louis C Yadier Molina equaled a season high with four hits in Monday's victory.

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

Key betting note:
The under is 13-1 in Milwaukee right-hander Kyle Lohse's last 14 starts against a team with a winning record.


Pittsburgh Pirates at San Diego Padres (+108, 6.5)

Cold pitching stat: Pirates right-hander A.J. Burnett has just one victory in his last eight starts and has surrendered 11 runs on 16 hits over his last 10 innings.

Cold batting stat: Pittsburgh C Russell Martin was given Monday off after striking out 10 times in his previous five games.

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

Key betting note: The over is 4-0 in Burnett's last four road starts.


Interleague

Boston Red Sox at San Francisco Giants (+136, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Giants right-hander Ryan Vogelsong is 1-2 with a 6.68 ERA in six home starts in 2013.

Hot batting stat: San Francisco OF Jeff Francoeur is 11-for-32 lifetime against Red Sox right-hander Jake Peavy.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-50s under partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow out to center field at 7 mph.

Key betting note: Boston has won 10 of its last 11 Tuesday games.


** Odds, probable starters and weather forecast as of 11:38 p.m. ET.

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