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[BBL] May 9, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Wednesday’s baseball games

By Gracenote

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Wednesday's Major League Baseball games, including a matchup in New York with the Yankees hosting the Boston Red Sox.

New York Mets at Cincinnati Reds (+0.5; 9.5)

Hot pitching stat: Reds right hander Sal Romano allowed one earned run on three hits through 5 1/3 innings in his last start.

Cold batting stat: Mets centre fielder Brandon Nimmo is 1-6 with three strikeouts lifetime against Romano.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 25°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to left field at 18 kph.

Key betting note: The Mets have played to the Over in each of right hander Zack Wheeler's previous three outings.

Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs (-0.5)

Cold pitching stat: Marlins left hander Wei-Yin Chen surrendered four earned runs on five hits through four innings the last time he took the mound.

Hot batting stat: Cubs left fielder Ben Zobrist is 15-43 with three doubles and one home run lifetime against Chen.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 21°C with a chance of thunderstorms and with wind blowing out to left field at 23 kph.

Key betting note: Cubs left hander Jose Quintana hasn't given up an earned run in 11-straight innings.

Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

Hot pitching stat: Yankees right hander Masahiro Tanaka allowed three earned runs on five hits through six innings in his previous start.

Cold batting stat: Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is 7-32 with six strikeouts lifetime against Tanaka.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 18°C under sunny skies with wind blowing in from right field at 7 kph.

Key betting note: The Yankees have played to the Over in five of Tanaka's seven starts this season.

Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Dodgers (-0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Diamondbacks left hander Patrick Corbin allowed one earned run on three hits through six innings in his last start, which was also against the Dodgers.

Cold batting stat: Dodgers centre fielder Enrique Hernandez is 4-20 with four strikeouts lifetime against Corbin.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 21°C under partly cloudy with wind blowing out to centre field at 6 kph.

Key betting note: Corbin has held opposing teams to three runs or fewer in each start this season.
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