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[BBL] May 10, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Thursday's NL Games

By Gracenote

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Thursday's National League games, including a contest in California with the San Diego Padres hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.

San Francisco Giants at Philadelphia Phillies (-0.5; 9.5)

Hot pitching stat: Giants left hander Ty Blach gave up one earned run on seven hits through 7 2/3 innings in his last start.

Cold batting stat: Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez is 2-7 with two strikeouts lifetime against Blach.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 22°C with a chance of thunderstorms and with wind blowing in from left field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Giants have played to the Under in six of Blach's eight outings in 2018.

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins (+0.5; 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Braves right hander Mike Foltynewicz surrendered six earned runs on nine hits through five innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Hot batting stat: Marlins first baseman Justin Bour is 8-14 with two home runs and six RBIs in his career against Foltynewicz.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 26°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing in from left field at 19 kph.

Key betting note: The Braves are 2-5 SU this season when Foltynewicz takes the mound.

Milwaukee Brewers at Colorado Rockies (-0.5; 11.5)

Hot pitching stat: Brewers right hander Jhoulys Chacin allowed one earned run on three hits through six innings in his previous outing.

Cold batting stat: Rockies centre fielder Charlie Blackmon is 0-7 with one strikeout lifetime against Chacin.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 26°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing in from left field at 18 kph.

Key betting note: The Brewers are 6-2 SU this season when Chacin starts.

St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres (+0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Cardinals right hander Miles Mikolas pitched a seven-inning shutout on seven hits while striking out four batters.

Cold batting stat: The only current San Diego Padres player to face Mikolas in their career is catcher A.J. Ellis, who is 0-2 with one strikeout.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 17°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to right field at 11 kph.

Key betting note: Mikolas has given up two earned runs or less in each of his last four starts.
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