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. CLE - Shane Bieber (No. 4 out of 298)

2. MIL - Freddy Peralta (No. 12)

3. HOU - Lance McCullers Jr. (No. 31)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. CIN - Jeff Hoffman (No. 271 out of 298)

2. SEA - Robert Dugger (No. 265)

3. BAL - Adam Plutko (No. 259)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. NYM at TB - Bill Miller (No. 6 out of 110)

2. MIA at LAD - CB Bucknor (No. 13)

3. CIN at COL - Ryan Additon (No. 14)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. KC at CWS - Edwin Moscoso (No. 3 out of 110)

2. STL at SD - Greg Gibson (No. 13)

3. CHC at DET - Pat Hoberg (No. 17)

Today's Hottest Games

1. PHI at TOR (82 degrees)

2. WSH at ARI (78 degrees)

3. TEX at HOU (72 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. MIA at LAD (60 degrees)

2. STL at SD (62 degrees)

3. ATL at MIL (63 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  Toronto Blue Jays

Projected: 5.89 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O -110

·  Cincinnati Reds

Projected: 5.54 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O -120

·  Los Angeles Angels

Projected: 5.30 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O + 115

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