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[BBL] Jun 6, 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 an NL Central matchup in Chicago with the Cubs hosting the Phillies.

Atlanta Braves at San Diego Padres

Hot pitching stat: Braves right hander Mike Foltynewicz pitched a complete-game shutout on two hits while striking out 11 batters in his last start.

Cold batting stat: Padres shortstop Freddy Galvis is 3-15 with three strikeouts lifetime against Foltynewicz.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 19°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to right field at 15 kph.

Key betting note: Foltynewicz has limited opposing teams to two earned runs or less in 11 of his 12 starts this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates (+0.5; 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Pirates right hander Trevor Williams allowed five earned runs on nine hits through five innings in his previous outing.

Hot batting stat: Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig is 2-4 with a solo home run lifetime against Williams.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 19°C under cloudy skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 6 kph.

Key betting note: Williams has given up at least four earned runs in each of his last three trips to the mound.

Philadelphia Phillies at Chicago Cubs (-0.5)

Hot pitching stat: Phillies right hander Aaron Nola surrendered one earned run on two hits through seven innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Cold batting stat: Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo is 0-3 with a strikeout lifetime against Nola.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to left field at 14 kph.

Key betting note: The Phillies are 8-2 SU in Nola's last 10 starts.

Miami Marlins at St. Louis Cardinals (-0.5; 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Marlins left hander Wei-Yin Chen gave up four earned runs on four hits through 1 2/3 innings in his previous outing.

Hot batting stat: Cardinals centre fielder Tommy Pham is 1-2 with one home run and three RBIs lifetime against Chen.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 31°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to left field at 11 kph.

Key betting note: The Marlins are 2-5 SU in Chen's seven starts this season.
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