Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Eddie Butler vs. Dinelson Lamet
The Chicago Cubs head to Petco Park on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 to take on the San Diego Padres. The expected starting pitchers are Eddie Butler for the Cubs and Dinelson Lamet for the Padres.
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The odds for this matchup have Chicago at -148 and San Diego at +138. The Cubs have a 29-18-2 over/under mark and a 18-31-0 run line record. The Padres are 23-29-0 against the run line and have a 26-23-3 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 29-18-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 18-31-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 26-23-3 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 23-29-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/28/17 2B Ben Zobrist Wrist is expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs. San Diego Padres
05/07/17 P Brett Anderson Back 10-day DL (05/07)
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 25-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eddie Butler has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 1.93 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 9 strikeouts over his 14 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 417 base hits and 200 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 449. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .241, good for 21st in the league. The Cubs hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 44 hits this season in 184 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 123. Kris Bryant is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .394. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 178 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .545. The Cubs have 408 hits, including 77 doubles and 65 home runs. Chicago has walked 193 times so far this season and they have struck out 426 times as a unit. They have left 362 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 235 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 19-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.80, Dinelson Lamet has a 1-0 record and a 1.00 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 5 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 3 hits. He allows 5.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 187 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 461 base knocks and 243 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 178 hitters and struck out 421 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .220, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .367 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Yangervis Solarte comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .325. He has 43 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 180 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .339 with an OPS+ of 79. Wil Myers is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 53 hits in 200 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Padres as a unit have 377 base hits, including 61 doubles and 59 homers. San Diego has walked 154 times this year and they have struck out on 466 occasions. They have had 329 men left on base and have an OPS of .655. They have scored 3.4 runs per game and totaled 177 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +138
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