Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jhoulys Chacin vs. Mike Montgomery
The San Diego Padres visit Wrigley Field on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Jhoulys Chacin for the Padres and Mike Montgomery for the Cubs.
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The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +182 and Chicago at -195. The Padres have a 37-29-4 over/under record and a 34-36-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 25-43-0 against the run line and have a 36-30-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 37-29-4 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 34-36-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 36-30-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 25-43-0 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
06/18/17 RF Jason Heyward Hand left last game, "?" Monday vs. San Diego Padres
06/16/17 2B Ben Zobrist Wrist 10-day DL (06/13)
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 28-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin has a 6-5 record with an earned run average of 5.10 and a WHIP of 1.34. He has 66 strikeouts over his 77.2 innings pitched and he's given up 78 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 219 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 105 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 614 base hits and 334 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 238 batters and struck out 587. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
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As a team San Diego is hitting .228, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 70 hits this season in 264 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .489 and an OPS+ of 113. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 250 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .408. The Padres have 528 hits, including 87 doubles and 88 home runs. San Diego has walked 200 times so far this season and they have struck out 652 times as a unit. They have left 441 men on base and have a team OPS of .682. They score 3.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 256 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 34-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.56, Mike Montgomery has a 0-3 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 35 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.43 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 266 batters and walked 99 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 559 base knocks and 282 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 233 hitters and struck out 612 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 29th in the league. The Cubs hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 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 .263 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 66 hits in 251 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .510. The Cubs as a unit have 548 base hits, including 113 doubles and 94 homers. Chicago has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 584 occasions. They have had 485 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 323 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Padres +182
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