Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Lester vs. Zack Wheeler
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jon Lester for the Cubs and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
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Chicago opens at -130 while New York opens at +120. The Cubs have a 33-27-2 over/under record and a 22-40-0 run line mark. The Mets are 26-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-18-8 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 33-27-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 22-40-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 35-18-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 26-35-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
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 New York Mets Injuries
05/24/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 10-day DL (05/22)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 31-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Lester has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.13 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 76 strikeouts over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's given up 76 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the bullpen and they've struck out 251 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 511 base hits and 256 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 215 batters and struck out 571. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .233, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 59 hits this season in 220 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 146. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 227 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Cubs have 488 hits, including 97 doubles and 81 home runs. Chicago has walked 246 times so far this season and they have struck out 530 times as a unit. They have left 450 men on base and have a team OPS of .729. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 285 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 28-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Zack Wheeler has a 3-3 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 56 strikeouts over the 62.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 59 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 234 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 586 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 231 hitters and struck out 547 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.35.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 21st in the league. The Mets hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Neil Walker comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .352. He has 58 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 116. Michael Conforto is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 56 hits in 191 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 165 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Mets as a unit have 518 base hits, including 117 doubles and 87 homers. New York has walked 222 times this year and they have struck out on 469 occasions. They have had 422 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 299 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -130 and under 3 total runs
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