Monday, June 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Jon Lester
The San Diego Padres visit Wrigley Field on Monday, June 19, 2017 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Jon Lester for the Cubs.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +199 and Chicago at -215. The Padres have a 37-28-4 over/under record and a 33-36-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 24-43-0 against the run line and have a 36-29-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 37-28-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 33-36-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 36-29-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 24-43-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
06/06/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 10-day DL (06/06)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
05/28/17 CF Manuel Margot Calf 10-day DL (05/25)
05/20/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 10-day DL (05/20)
05/17/17 P Trevor Cahill Shoulder 10-day DL (05/14)
05/08/17 C Hector Sanchez Foot 10-day DL (05/06)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (04/23)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Buddy Baumann Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/16/17 2B Ben Zobrist Wrist 10-day DL (06/13)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 28-41 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 4.30 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 64 strikeouts over his 88 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.83 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 265 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 605 base hits and 332 earned runs. They have allowed 95 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 236 batters and struck out 581. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .228, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .262 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 68 hits this season in 260 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 113. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 65 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 246 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Padres have 522 hits, including 87 doubles and 88 home runs. San Diego has walked 198 times so far this season and they have struck out 642 times as a unit. They have left 435 men on base and have a team OPS of .685. They score 3.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 255 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 33-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.89, Jon Lester has a 4-4 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 86 strikeouts over the 83.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 81 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 191 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 265 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 556 base knocks and 281 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 230 hitters and struck out 607 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Kris Bryant comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .396. He has 62 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 235 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 141. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 63 hits in 246 at bats while driving in 43 runs. He has an OPS+ of 133 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Cubs as a unit have 535 base hits, including 108 doubles and 92 homers. Chicago has walked 267 times this year and they have struck out on 575 occasions. They have had 479 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 316 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -215 and over 3 total runs
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