Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks vs. Jarred Cosart
The Chicago Cubs visit Petco Park on Monday, May 29, 2017 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Kyle Hendricks for the Cubs and Jarred Cosart for the Padres.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -187 and San Diego at +176. The Cubs have a 28-18-2 over/under record and a 18-30-0 run line mark. The Padres are 22-29-0 against the run line and have a 26-23-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 28-18-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 18-30-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 26-23-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 22-29-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/27/17 2B Ben Zobrist Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
05/07/17 P Brett Anderson Back 10-day DL (5/6)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/28/17 CF Manuel Margot Calf 10-day DL (5/25)
05/20/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 10-day DL (5/20)
05/17/17 P Trevor Cahill Shoulder 10-day DL (5/14)
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (5/6)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (4/24)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (3/31)
04/01/17 P Christian Friedric Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (2/19)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 25-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.25 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 43 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 136 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 183 hitters and walked 77 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 406 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 172 batters and struck out 439. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .239, good for 23rd in the league. The Cubs hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 42 hits this season in 179 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .458 and an OPS+ of 119. Kris Bryant is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .389. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 175 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .549. The Cubs have 397 hits, including 77 doubles and 62 home runs. Chicago has walked 190 times so far this season and they have struck out 414 times as a unit. They have left 351 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.81 runs per contest and have scored a total of 231 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 18-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Jarred Cosart has a 0-1 record and a 1.75 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 16 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 17 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 182 batters and walked 81 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 453 base knocks and 240 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 174 hitters and struck out 410 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .217, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup batting .240 with an OBP of .328. He has 42 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 175 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .343 with an OPS+ of 82. Wil Myers is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .315. He has collected 52 hits in 196 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Padres as a unit have 363 base hits, including 59 doubles and 58 homers. San Diego has walked 152 times this year and they have struck out on 459 occasions. They have had 319 men left on base and have an OPS of .650. They have scored 3.37 runs per game and totaled 172 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Cubs -187
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