Friday, June 30, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Montgomery vs. Scott Feldman
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, June 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Montgomery for the Cubs and Scott Feldman for the Reds.
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Chicago opens at -123 while Cincinnati opens at +113. The Cubs have a 38-38-2 over/under record and a 29-49-0 run line mark. The Reds are 42-35-0 against the run line and have a 46-28-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 38-38-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 29-49-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 46-28-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 42-35-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/28/17 3B Kris Bryant Ankle is downgraded to expected to miss Thursday vs. Washington Nationals
06/22/17 RF Jason Heyward Hand 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 2B Ben Zobrist Wrist 10-day DL (06/13)
06/09/17 P Brett Anderson Back 60-day DL (05/07)
06/08/17 P Kyle Hendricks Hand 10-day DL (06/05)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/19/17 SS Zack Cozart Quad 10-day DL (06/18)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 39-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Montgomery has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 2.50 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 45 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 214 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 301 hitters and walked 109 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 620 base hits and 305 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 680. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .239, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 72 hits this season in 279 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 133. Javier Baez is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .296. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 212 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Cubs have 618 hits, including 130 doubles and 102 home runs. Chicago has walked 301 times so far this season and they have struck out 653 times as a unit. They have left 540 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 356 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 33-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.07, Scott Feldman has a 6-5 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 90.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 90 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 289 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.28. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 687 base knocks and 397 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 299 hitters and struck out 582 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.35.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 10th in the league. The Reds hold a .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Adam Duvall comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .326. He has 79 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 281 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 122. Joey Votto is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .414. He has collected 84 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .594. The Reds as a unit have 693 base hits, including 136 doubles and 109 homers. Cincinnati has walked 233 times this year and they have struck out on 614 occasions. They have had 536 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 373 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -123 and under 2 total runs
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