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[BBL] Apr 16, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Monday's baseball game

By Gracenote

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Monday's baseball games

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Monday's Major League Baseball games, including an NL East matchup with the New York Mets hosting the Washington Nationals.

Washington Nationals at New York Mets

Cold pitching stat: Mets right hander Jacob deGrom allowed four earned runs on seven hits through six innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Hot batting stat: Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper is 9-26 with two doubles and one home run lifetime against deGrom.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 12°C with a chance of rain and wind blowing out to right field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Under is 5-0 in each of deGroms' last five starts against the Nationals.

Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners (+0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Mariners left hander James Paxton surrendered two earned runs on six while striking out 10 through six innings in his previous outing.

Cold batting stat: Astros centre fielder George Springer is 5-21 with four strikeouts in his career against Paxton.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 7°C but should be played under the dome.

Key betting note: Paxton has allowed three or less earned runs in nine of his last 10 starts.

St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs (-0.5)

Cold pitching stat: Cardinals right hander Adam Wainwright allowed two home runs and eight hits through seven innings in his last outing.

Hot batting stat: Cubs shortstop Addison Russell is 6-15 with three doubles and two RBI's lifetime against Wainwright.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 1°C under overcast skies with wind blowing in from left field at 22 kph.

Key betting note: The Under has played to the win six of the last seven times that Wainwright has pitched against the Cubs.

Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays (-0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Rays left hander Blake Snell picked up the win after only giving up one earned run and fanning 10 through six innings in his previous start.

Cold batting stat: The Texas Rangers have yet to face Rays left hander Blake Snell.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 18°C under the dome.

Key betting note: The Texas Rangers are 4-1 during the previous five times they have played the Rays.
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