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[BBL] May 14, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Monday's NL games

By Gracenote

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Monday's NL games

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Monday's National League games, including a matchup in Chicago with the Cubs hosting the Braves.

Atlanta Brave at Chicago Cubs (-0.5)

Hot pitching stat: Braves right hander Julio Teheran pitched a six-inning shutout on four hits while striking out seven batters in his previous trip to the mound.

Cold batting stat: Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is 0-8 with five strikeouts lifetime against Teheran.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C with a chance of thunderstorms and with wind blowing in from centre field at 8 kph.

Key betting note: The Braves have a record of 6-1 during the past 10 times Teheran has faced the Cubs.

Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks (-0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Diamondbacks left hander Patrick Corbin surrendered one earned run and struck out seven through five innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Hot batting stat: Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is 2-6 with one home run and two RBIs lifetime against Corbin.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 28°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to right field at 11 kph.

Key betting note: Corbin has struck out five or more in nine of his past 10 outings.

Colorado Rockies at San Diego Padres (-0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Padres left hander Joey Lucchesi allowed one earned run while striking out six on six hits through five innings in his previous outing.

Hot batting stat: Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado is 2-5 with one triple lifetime against Lucchesi.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 16°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing in from left field at 11 kph.

Key betting note: Lucchesi has allowed three or less earned runs in nine of his 10 outings during 2018 season.

Cincinnati Reds at San Francisco Giants (-0.5; 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Giants right hander Chris Stratton gave up five earned runs on five hits through 4 2/3 innings in his last start.

Cold batting stat: Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett is the only Reds batter to have ever faced Stratton and is 0-1 in his career.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 13°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to left field at 16 kph.

Key betting note: The Under has a winning record of 4-1 during the previous five meeting in San Francisco.
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