Chicago Cubs at New York Mets 6/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Chatwood vs. Zack Wheeler
The Chicago Cubs visit Citi Field on Friday, June 1, 2018 to play the New York Mets. The probable starters are Tyler Chatwood for the Cubs and Zack Wheeler for the Mets.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -129 and New York at +119. The Cubs have a 22-28-2 over/under record and a 26-26-0 run line mark. The Mets are 27-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-28-1 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 22-28-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 26-26-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 24-28-1 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 27-26-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/30/18 P Carl Edwards Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (05/30)
05/26/18 P Yu Darvish Triceps 10-day DL (05/23)
04/21/18 P Eddie Butler Groin 10-day DL (04/20)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key New York Mets Injuries
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/29/18 P Steven Matz Finger left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
05/28/18 SS Wilmer Flores Back 10-day DL (05/28)
05/18/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe 60-day DL (05/17); is out for season
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
05/09/18 3B Todd Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (05/08)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
04/03/18 P Anthony Swarzak Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
03/30/18 1B Dominic Smith Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 29-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.10 and a WHIP of 1.76 this season. He has 44 strikeouts over his 48.1 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.67 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .202 against the bullpen and they've struck out 197 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 388 base hits and 176 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 223 batters and struck out 455. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
As a team Chicago is hitting .262, good for 4th in the league. The Cubs hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Javier Baez is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 54 hits this season in 199 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 125. Kris Bryant is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .396. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 27 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 143 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Cubs have 482 hits, including 100 doubles and 60 home runs. Chicago has walked 206 times so far this season and they have struck out 426 times as a unit. They have left 420 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 272 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 27-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Zack Wheeler has a 2-4 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 50 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 186 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 197 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 462 base knocks and 222 earned runs this season. They have given up 63 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 494 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Mets hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .229 with an OBP of .301. He has 40 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 175 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .354 with an OPS+ of 82. Asdrubal Cabrera is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 63 hits in 205 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .537. The Mets as a unit have 438 base hits, including 85 doubles and 56 homers. New York has walked 187 times this year and they have struck out on 447 occasions. They have had 368 men left on base and have an OPS of .715. They have scored 4.23 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cubs -129
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