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[BBL] May 16, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Wednesday's NL Games

By Gracenote

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

Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks (-0.5; 9.5)

Hot pitching stat: Diamondbacks right hander Matt Koch allowed three earned runs on seven hits through eight innings in his last start.

Batting stat: No current Milwaukee Brewer has faced Koch in their career.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 35°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to right field at 7 kph.

Key betting note: The Braves have played to the Under in four of Koch's five outings this season.

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

Hot pitching stat: Reds right hander Matt Harvey threw four scoreless innings on one hit while striking out two batters in his last start, which was his first for Cincinnati.

Cold batting stat: Giants first baseman Brandon Belt is 2-8 with four strikeouts lifetime against Harvey.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 15°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 21 kph.

Key betting note: The Giants are 1-3 SU this season when left hander Andrew Suarez toes the rubber.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Miami Marlins (+0.5; 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Dodgers right hander Walker Buehler surrendered two earned runs on five hits through six innings in his previous outing.

Cold batting stat: Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas is hitless in three career at bats against Buehler.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 26°C with a chance of thunderstorms and with wind blowing in from centre field at 15 kph.

Key betting note: The Dodgers are 3-1 SU this season when Buehler takes the mound.

Chicago Cubs at Atlanta Braves (+0.5; 9.5)

Cold pitching stat: Braves right hander Brandon McCarthy allowed six earned runs on 11 hits through five innings in his last trip to the mound.

Hot batting stat: Cubs left fielder Ben Zobrist is 6-24 with one home run lifetime against McCarthy.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C with a chance of thunderstorms and with wind blowing in from left field at 10 kph.

Key betting note: The Braves have played to the Over in seven of McCarthy's eight starts this season.
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