Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals 10/12/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks vs. Gio Gonzalez
The Chicago Cubs visit Nationals Park on Thursday, October 12, 2017 to play the Washington Nationals in play in a winner take all Game 5 of the NLDS. The probable starters are Kyle Hendricks for the Cubs and Gio Gonzalez for the Nationals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -115 and Washington at +105. The Cubs have a 77-82-7 over/under record and a 75-91-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 79-87-0 against the run line and have a 70-85-11 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 77-82-7 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 75-91-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 70-85-11 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 79-87-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
10/01/17 P Koji Uehara Knee out indefinitely
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
10/01/17 P Shawn Kelley Elbow 60-day DL (09/30)
09/07/17 P Erick Fedde Forearm 60-day DL (09/04)
08/16/17 LF Brian Goodwin Groin 10-day DL (08/14)
07/26/17 LF Ryan Raburn Trapezius 60-day DL (07/23)
07/17/17 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
07/17/17 P Koda Glover Back 60-day DL (06/11)
06/02/17 CF Adam Eaton ACL 60-day DL (04/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 92-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 123 strikeouts over his 139.2 innings pitched and he's given up 126 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.80 and they have given up 460 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 620 hitters and walked 264 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 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 3.95. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,294 base hits and 636 earned runs. They have allowed 194 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 554 batters and struck out 1,439. 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 4.20.
As a team Chicago is hitting .255, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 156 hits this season in 572 at bats with 109 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .507 and an OPS+ of 132. Kris Bryant is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .409. He has totaled 162 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 549 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .537. The Cubs have 1,402 hits, including 274 doubles and 223 home runs. Chicago has walked 622 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,401 times as a unit. They have left 1,147 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 822 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 97-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.96, Gio Gonzalez has a 15-9 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 188 strikeouts over the 201 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 158 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 445 batters and walked 165 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,300 base knocks and 623 earned runs this season. They have given up 189 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 495 hitters and struck out 1,457 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.99.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 4th in the league. The Nationals hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Daniel Murphy comes into this matchup batting .322 with an OBP of .384. He has 172 hits this year along with 93 RBI in 534 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 136. Bryce Harper is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .413. He has collected 134 hits in 420 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .595. The Nationals as a unit have 1,477 base hits, including 311 doubles and 215 homers. Washington has walked 542 times this year and they have struck out on 1,327 occasions. They have had 1,101 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 819 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +105 and over 8 total runs
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