MLB daily notes: Betting preview for Thursday'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. MIL - Brandon Woodruff (No. 4 out of 296)

2. SD - Joe Musgrove (No. 11)

3. ATL - Charlie Morton (No. 15)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. CLE - Elijah Morgan (No. 279 out of 296)

2. SEA - Justin Dunn (No. 277)

3. TOR - T.J. Zeuch (No. 260)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. ARI at SF - Phil Cuzzi (No. 4 out of 110)

2. CHC at NYM - Tripp Gibson (No. 14)

3. BAL at CLE - Mike Muchlinski (No. 36)

Today's Hottest Games

1. MIL at COL (87 degrees)

2. STL at ATL (86 degrees)

3. CHC at NYM (77 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. NYY at TOR (68 degrees)

2. CIN at SD (71 degrees)

3. CWS at HOU (72 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  Milwaukee Brewers

Projected: 5.72 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O -110

·  New York Yankees

Projected: 5.31 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O + 105

·  Tampa Bay Rays

Projected: 5.26 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O -120

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