Monday, June 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dan Straily vs. Eddie Butler
Wrigley Field is the site of the matchup between the Miami Marlins and the Chicago Cubs on Monday, June 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dan Straily for the Marlins and Eddie Butler for the Cubs.
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Miami opens at +130 while Chicago opens at -140. The Marlins have a 31-20-3 over/under record and a 25-29-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 19-35-0 against the run line and have a 29-23-2 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 31-20-3 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 25-29-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 29-23-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 19-35-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
06/01/17 P Justin Nicolino Finger 10-day DL (05/31)
05/19/17 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 10-day DL (05/17)
05/17/17 P Junichi Tazawa Ribs 10-day DL (05/16)
05/11/17 SS Adeiny Hechavarria Oblique 10-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 SS Miguel Rojas Thumb 60-day DL (05/09)
05/08/17 3B Martin Prado Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
05/06/17 P Wei-Yin Chen Arm 10-day DL (05/02)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/07/17 P Brett Anderson Back 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 23-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dan Straily has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.12. He has 64 strikeouts over his 60.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 96 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 431 base hits and 237 earned runs. They have allowed 62 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 224 batters and struck out 428. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
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As a team Miami is hitting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Marlins hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .322 with an on-base percentage of .385. He has 67 hits this season in 208 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 154. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 203 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .571. The Marlins have 495 hits, including 75 doubles and 66 home runs. Miami has walked 152 times so far this season and they have struck out 424 times as a unit. They have left 377 men on base and have a team OPS of .745. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 242 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 27-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.42, Eddie Butler has a 2-1 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 18.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 145 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 210 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 449 base knocks and 218 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 193 hitters and struck out 496 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 28th in the league. The Cubs hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Anthony Rizzo comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .366. He has 45 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 199 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 117. Kris Bryant is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .393. He has collected 53 hits in 194 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .536. The Cubs as a unit have 430 base hits, including 84 doubles and 69 homers. Chicago has walked 214 times this year and they have struck out on 463 occasions. They have had 396 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 248 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -140 and over 2 total runs
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