MLB Betting News and Notes Thursday, September 12

MLB Betting News and Notes Thursday, September 12

Thursday's MLB National League Betting Cheat Sheet
By Covers.com

Atlanta Braves at Miami Marlins (+135, 7.5)

Hot pitching stat: Marlins right-hander Nate Eovaldi silenced the Braves in their last encounter Sept. 1, limiting them to seven hits and a pair of walks over eight shutout innings in a 7-0 win.

Cold batting stat: Braves 1B Freddie Freeman is just 3-for-15 lifetime against Eovaldi.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-80s, but with a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms, the roof at Marlins Park may be closed. Wind will blow in from right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 3-0-2 in Eovaldi's last five starts against the Braves.

Washington Nationals at New York Mets (+127, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark has limited opponents to a .186 batting average and has yet to yield a homer in 28 2/3 major-league innings.

Hot batting stat: Washington 3B Ryan Zimmerman has five hits, including a pair of doubles, in 13 career at-bats against Mets starter Aaron Harang.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-80s with a 60 percent chance of thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to center field at 11 mph.

Key betting note: The Nationals are 21-5 in their last 26 Thursday games.

Chicago Cubs at Pittsburgh Pirates (-166, 7.5)

Cold pitching stat: Pirates left-hander Jeff Locke is 0-3 in his last eight starts while failing to last more than 5 2/3 innings in his previous seven outings.

Cold batting stat: Members of the Chicago roster are hitting a combined .212 in 33 at-bats against Locke.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with and 80 percent chance of rain. Wind will blow out to right-center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 6-1-1 in the last eight meetings in Pittsburgh.

San Diego Padres at Philadelphia Phillies (-112, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Padres right-hander Tyson Ross has been sensational of late, allowing just one run while striking out 15 in 12 combined innings over his last two starts.

Cold batting stat: San Diego 3B Chase Headley is a .176 career hitter with seven strikeouts over 17 at-bats against Phillies starter Roy Halladay.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-70s with a 55 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. Wind will blow out to right field at 5 mph.

Key betting note: The over is 7-1 in Halladay's last eight home starts.

Milwaukee Brewers at St. Louis Cardinals (-164, 8)

Hot pitching stat: Cardinals righty Joe Kelly is 7-0 with a 1.70 ERA and just two home runs allowed in nine starts since the All-Star break.

Hot batting stat: Brewers OF Norichika Aoki is 5-for-9 with two doubles and a walk in his career against Kelly.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 6-0 in umpire Chris Guccione's last six games behind home plate.

San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers (-165, 6.5)

Hot pitching stat: Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke has been one of the top second-half pitchers in the majors, going 6-1 with a 1.94 ERA in 10 starts since the break.

Hot batting stat: Los Angeles OF Andre Ethier has dominated his matchup with San Francisco starter Matt Cain, batting .446 in 65 career at-bats against him.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the high-60s with sunny skies. Wind will blow out to right-center field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 7-2 in the last nine meetings in Los Angeles.

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Thursday's MLB American League Betting Cheat Sheet
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Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins (+147, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: Twins left-hander Scott Diamond was tagged for seven runs over three innings in his last start against Kansas City, dropping him to 0-4 over his previous seven outings.

Hot batting stat: Minnesota OF Josh Willingham has two home runs in three career at-bats against Athletics starter A.J. Griffin.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-70s with sunny skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 11 mph.

Key betting note: The Twins are 1-11 in Diamond's last 12 starts against teams with winning records.

New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles (-165, 9)

Cold pitching stat: Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen is 3-4 with a 4.72 ERA in 10 starts since the All-Star break.

Hot batting stat: Members of the Yankees roster have six home runs in 104 combined at-bats against Chen.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the low-80s with a 45 percent chance of thunderstorms. Wind will blow from left to right field at 6 mph.

Key betting note: The under is 8-1 in Chen's last nine home starts.

Los Angeles Angels at Toronto Blue Jays (-102, 9)

Hot pitching stat: Angels right-hander Garrett Richards has surrendered just two earned runs over 12 combined innings in back-to-back victories over the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays.

Hot batting stat: Blue Jays 1B Edwin Encarnacion is 3-for-8 with a homer in his career against Richards.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-50s with a 30 percent chance of rain. Wind will blow in from left field at 15 mph.

Key betting note: The Angels are 11-1 in their last 12 Thursday games.

Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays (+110, 8)

Cold pitching stat: Red Sox right-hander Jake Peavy is 4-5 with a 5.14 ERA in 12 road starts in 2013.

Hot batting stat: Boston DH David Ortiz is a career .364 hitter with two home runs in 22 at-bats against Tampa Bay starter Jeremy Hellickson.

Weather: Dome.

Key betting note: Tampa Bay is 7-1 in Hellickson's last eight home starts against teams with winning records.

Cleveland Indians at Chicago White Sox (+120, 8.5)

Cold pitching stat: White Sox right-hander John Danks has dropped back-to-back starts, surrendering 10 runs over 10 1/3 innings in that span.

Cold batting stat: Cleveland OF Michael Brantley has just two singles in 12 career at-bats against Danks.

Weather: Temperatures will be in the mid-60s with partly cloudy skies. Wind will blow from left to right field at 13 mph.

Key betting note: The Indians have won the last eight head-to-head meetings.

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