MLB daily notes: Betting preview for Saturday's games

By Derek Carty  ( 


This column will bring you the quick-hitting stats, tidbits and factors you need to know to evaluate today's landscape of MLB games. No narratives, no fluff, no editorializing; just the cold, hard data to help you plan out your bets. Projections and Bets Stats courtesy of THE BAT X and EV Analytics.


Today's Best Starting Pitchers

1. PHI - Zack Wheeler (No. 12 out of 297)

2. MIL - Freddy Peralta (No. 14)

3. ATL - Ian Anderson (No. 24)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. KC - Ervin Santana (No. 291 out of 297)

2. CLE - Sam Hentges (No. 285)

3. BAL - Matt Harvey (No. 283)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. TOR at CLE - Bill Miller (No. 5 out of 110)

2. TEX at SEA - Tripp Gibson (No. 10)

3. STL at ARI - Ryan Wills (No. 13)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. SF at LAD - Greg Gibson (No. 14 out of 110)

2. LAA at OAK - David Rackley (No. 22)

3. MIA at BOS - Chad Fairchild (No. 23)

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