Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Montgomery vs. Matt Harvey
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Montgomery for the Cubs and Matt Harvey for the Mets.
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Chicago opens at -115 while New York opens at +105. The Cubs have a 33-28-2 over/under record and a 22-41-0 run line mark. The Mets are 27-35-0 against the run line and have a 35-19-8 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 33-28-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 22-41-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 35-19-8 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 27-35-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/13/17 P Jake Arrieta Thumb "?" for next scheduled start
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
06/12/17 LF Michael Conforto Back "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago Cubs
06/12/17 CF Yoenis Cespedes Heel left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Chicago Cubs
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 31-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Montgomery has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 2.43 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 31 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 29 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 176 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the bullpen and they've struck out 252 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 522 base hits and 262 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 218 batters and struck out 573. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.15.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .232, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .396. He has 60 hits this season in 224 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 142. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 57 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 229 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .472. The Cubs have 493 hits, including 98 doubles and 82 home runs. Chicago has walked 250 times so far this season and they have struck out 536 times as a unit. They have left 455 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 286 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 29-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.02, Matt Harvey has a 4-3 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 49 strikeouts over the 66.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 63 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.85. 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 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 591 base knocks and 295 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 553 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Neil Walker comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .351. He has 59 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 218 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .459 with an OPS+ of 115. 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 164 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Mets as a unit have 529 base hits, including 119 doubles and 90 homers. New York has walked 225 times this year and they have struck out on 471 occasions. They have had 428 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.92 runs per game and totaled 305 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -115 and under 2 total runs
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