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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. MIL - Freddy Peralta (No. 15 out of 340)

2. MIA - Sandy Alcantara (No. 30)

3. BOS - Nathan Eovaldi (No. 37)

Today's Worst Starting Pitchers

1. TEX - Kohei Arihara (No. 333 out of 340)

2. WSH - Sean Nolin (No. 318)

3. BAL - Matt Harvey (No. 317)

Today's Most Pitcher-Friendly Umpires

1. CWS at OAK - Ron Kulpa (No. 2 out of 111)

2. MIN at CLE - Dan Merzel (No. 17)

3. LAD at STL - Brennan Miller (No. 20)

Today's Most Hitter-Friendly Umpires

1. LAA at SD - Alfonso Marquez (No. 1 out of 111)

2. TOR at NYY - Edwin Moscoso (No. 2)

3. TB at BOS - John Libka (No. 9)

Today's Hottest Games

1. SF at COL (84 degrees)

2. KC at BAL (80 degrees)

3. TEX at ARI (78 degrees)

Today's Coldest Games

1. DET at PIT (69 degrees)

2. CWS at OAK (69 degrees)

3. PHI at MIL (69 degrees)

THE BAT's Highest Projected Team Totals

·  New York Yankees

Projected: 6.07 runs | Vegas O/U: 4.5 O -130

·  San Francisco Giants

Projected: 6.03 runs | Vegas O/U: 6.5 O + 110

·  Kansas City Royals

Projected: 5.98 runs | Vegas O/U: 5.5 O + 115

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