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MLB daily notes: Betting preview for Sunday'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. LAD - Max Scherzer (No. 6 out of 338)

2. PHI - Aaron Nola (No. 11)

3. OAK - Sean Manaea (No. 17)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. WSH - Paolo Espino (No. 326 out of 338)

2. MIN - Charlie Barnes (No. 315)

3. STL - J.A. Happ (No. 237)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. NYY at CWS - Mike Estabrook (No. 1 out of 111)

2. COL at SF - Doug Eddings (No. 4)

3. CHC at MIA - Tripp Gibson (No. 8)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. CLE at DET - Edwin Moscoso (No. 2 out of 111)

2. SD at ARI - John Libka (No. 9)

3. STL at KC - James Hoye (No. 15)

Today's Hottest Games

1. TB at MIN (83 degrees)

2. HOU at LAA (82 degrees)

3. LAD at NYM (81 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. COL at SF (63 degrees)

2. OAK at TEX (70 degrees)

3. MIL at PIT (72 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  Tampa Bay Rays

Projected: 6.15 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O -120

·  Boston Red Sox

Projected: 5.95 runs | Vegas O/U: 6.5 O + 110

·  Atlanta Braves

Projected: 5.47 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O + 105

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