MLB daily notes: Betting preview for Wednesday'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. NYM - Jacob deGrom (No. 1 out of 296)

2. NYY - Gerrit Cole (No. 3)

3. PHI - Zack Wheeler (No. 5)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. PIT - Chase De Jong (No. 293 out of 296)

2. WSH - Paolo Espino (No. 291)

3. STL - Johan Oviedo (No. 268)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. NYY at TOR - CB Bucknor (No. 17 out of 110)

2. TEX at HOU - Vic Carapazza (No. 19)

3. MIA at STL - Ryan Additon (No. 31)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. BAL at CLE - Sam Holbrook (No. 7 out of 110)

2. TB at CWS - Fieldin Culbreth (No. 15)

3. MIN at SEA - Greg Gibson (No. 16)

Today's Hottest Games

1. SD at COL (101 degrees)

2. DET at KC (89 degrees)

3. BOS at ATL (83 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. NYY at TOR (64 degrees)

2. ARI at SF (68 degrees)

3. BAL at CLE (69 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  San Diego Padres

Projected: 6.66 runs | Vegas O/U: 6.5 O -120

·  Houston Astros

Projected: 5.24 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O 110

·  Colorado Rockies

Projected: 5.22 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O -125

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