Chicago Cubs at Washington Nationals 9/6/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, September 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks vs. Stephen Strasburg
The Chicago Cubs visit Nationals Park on Thursday, September 6, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Kyle Hendricks for the Cubs and Stephen Strasburg for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at +115 and Washington at -125. The Cubs have a 62-74-2 over/under record and a 71-67-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 64-75-0 against the run line and have a 62-73-4 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 62-74-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 71-67-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 62-73-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-75-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
09/01/18 RF Jason Heyward Abdominal 10-day DL (08/31)
08/30/18 C Bobby Wilson Ankle 10-day DL (08/24)
07/21/18 P Anthony Bass Back 10-day DL (07/21)
07/19/18 P Brandon Morrow Biceps 10-day DL (07/18)
06/27/18 P Justin Hancock Shoulder 60-day DL (06/26)
06/24/18 P Rob Zastryzny Back 10-day DL (06/24)
05/26/18 P Yu Darvish Triceps 60-day DL (05/23)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
09/04/18 C Matt Wieters Hip is questionable Wednesday vs St. Louis Cardinals
08/21/18 P Tommy Milone Shoulder 10-day DL (08/20)
08/17/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Wrist 10-day DL (08/16)
08/14/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle is out for season
07/10/18 P Sean Doolittle Toe 10-day DL (07/07)
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
04/21/18 P Matt Grace Groin 10-day DL (04/21)
04/19/18 C Jhonatan Solano Elbow 60-day DL (4/19)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 60-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 81-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks has a 11-10 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 135 strikeouts over his 164.2 innings pitched and he's given up 159 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 417 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 487 hitters and walked 229 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.7. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,120 base hits and 515 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 542 batters and struck out 1,126. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.17.
As a team Chicago is hitting .262, good for 2nd in the league. The Cubs hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Javier Baez is hitting .297 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 153 hits this season in 515 at bats with 100 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .575 and an OPS+ of 129. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 136 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 481 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .486. The Cubs have 1,257 hits, including 248 doubles and 150 home runs. Chicago has walked 504 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,172 times as a unit. They have left 1,061 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 663 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 69-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.09, Stephen Strasburg has a 7-7 record and a 1.19 WHIP this year. He has 118 strikeouts over the 101.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 94 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 400 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 422 batters and walked 148 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,129 base knocks and 550 earned runs this season. They have given up 172 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 403 hitters and struck out 1,209 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Trea Turner comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .341. He has 154 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 566 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .415 with an OPS+ of 98. Bryce Harper is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 116 hits in 470 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .502. The Nationals as a unit have 1,187 base hits, including 234 doubles and 165 homers. Washington has walked 513 times this year and they have struck out on 1,118 occasions. They have had 991 men left on base and have an OPS of .744. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 643 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals -125 and over 8.5 total runs
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