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[BBL] Jun 9, 2018

MLB Betting Cheat Sheet: Saturday's NL Games

By Gracenote

Here are some quick-hitting betting notes for Saturday's National League games, including a matchup in Cincinnati with the Reds hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.

Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies (-0.5; 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Phillies right hander Jake Arrieta allowed five earned runs on eight hits through six innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Hot batting stat: Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is 7-26 with three home runs and 10 RBIs lifetime against Arrieta.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C with a chance of rain and with wind blowing out to right field at 8 kph.

Key betting note: The Phillies are 5-5 SU in Arrieta's last 10 trips to the mound.

Pittsburgh Pirates at Chicago Cubs (-0.5)

Hot pitching stat: Cubs left hander Jon Lester pitched a seven-inning shutout on two hits while striking out seven batters in his last start.

Cold batting stat: Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco is 1-9 with four strikeouts lifetime against Lester.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing in from centre field at 18 kph.

Key betting note: The Cubs are 9-3 SU in Lester's 12 starts this season.

St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds (+0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Cardinals right hander Michael Wacha tossed an eight-inning shutout on one hit while striking out eight batters in his previous outing.

Cold batting stat: Reds centre fielder Billy Hamilton is 4-26 with two strikeouts lifetime against Wacha.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 32°C under partly cloudy skies with wind blowing out to left field at 17 kph.

Key betting note: Wacha has held opposing teams to two earned runs or fewer in each of his last nine trips to the mound.

Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers (-0.5; 8.5)

Hot pitching stat: Braves right hander Anibal Sanchez surrendered two runs (zero earned) on two hits through seven innings the last time he toed the rubber.

Cold batting stat: Dodgers left fielder Matt Kemp is 1-6 with four strikeouts lifetime against Sanchez.

Weather: Temperatures will be around 24°C under sunny skies with wind blowing out to centre field at 151 kph.

Key betting note: The Braves are 3-0 SU in Sanchez's previous three outings.
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