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MLB daily notes: Betting preview for Thursday's games

By Derek Carty  (VSiN.com) 

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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 RANKINGS

 

 

Today's Best Starting Pitchers

1. WSH - Max Scherzer (No. 6 out of 342)

2. SD - Yu Darvish (No. 19)

3. LAD - Julio Urias (No. 37)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. COL - Chi Chi Gonzalez (No. 300 out of 342)

2. ARI - Jake Faria (No. 288)

3. BAL - Keegan Akin (No. 234)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. COL at ARI - Dan Bellino (No. 10 out of 110)

2. OAK at HOU - Ben May (No. 12)

3. PHI at CHC - Bruce Dreckman (No. 41)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. LAD at MIA - Sam Holbrook (No. 6 out of 110)

2. TOR at BAL - Jordan Baker (No. 32)

3. WSH at SD - Junior Valentine (No. 34)

Today's Hottest Games

1. PIT at NYM (81 degrees)

2. TOR at BAL (79 degrees)

3. COL at ARI (78 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. CIN at MIL (65 degrees)

2. PHI at CHC (67 degrees)

3. NYY at SEA (69 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  Toronto Blue Jays

Projected: 6.54 runs | Vegas O/U: 6.5 O 105

·  Houston Astros

Projected: 5.07 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O -125

·  Minnesota Twins

Projected: 4.87 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O -125

THE BAT's Lowest Projected Team Totals

·  Miami Marlins

Projected: 3.24 runs | Vegas O/U: 2.5 O -150

·  Pittsburgh Pirates

Projected: 3.56 runs | Vegas O/U: 2.5 O -145

·  Chicago Cubs

Projected: 3.62 runs | Vegas O/U: 3.5 O -115

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