Miami Marlins at Chicago Cubs 5/9/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Wei-Yin Chen vs. Jose Quintana
The Miami Marlins visit Wrigley Field on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Wei-Yin Chen for the Marlins and Jose Quintana for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +217 and Chicago at -236. The Marlins have a 16-18-0 over/under record and a 16-18-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 16-16-0 against the run line and have a 13-18-1 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 16-18-0 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 16-18-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 13-18-1 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 16-16-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/30/18 P Tyler Cloyd Paternity List is out indefinitely (04/30)
04/22/18 P Odrisamer Despaigne Forearm 10-day DL (04/20)
04/21/18 2B Mason Davis Forearm 7-day DL (04/21)
04/20/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 10-day DL (04/17)
04/14/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Elieser Hernandez Dental 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
05/07/18 2B Javier Baez Groin left last game, is "?" Tuesday vs Miami Marlins
05/07/18 P Yu Darvish Virus 10-day DL (05/05)
04/21/18 P Eddie Butler Groin 10-day DL (04/20)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 13-21 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 4.82 and a WHIP of 1.61 this year. He has 5 strikeouts over his 9.1 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 8.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.15 and they have given up 138 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the bullpen and they've struck out 155 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 289 base hits and 165 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 148 batters and struck out 307. They have walked 4.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.59.
As a team Miami is hitting .225, good for 29th in the league. The Marlins hold a .327 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Derek Dietrich is hitting .235 with an on-base percentage of .279. He has 31 hits this season in 132 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .348 and an OPS+ of 78. Starlin Castro is hitting .307 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 127 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Marlins have 261 hits, including 40 doubles and 24 home runs. Miami has walked 101 times so far this season and they have struck out 303 times as a unit. They have left 234 men on base and have a team OPS of .622. They score 3.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 115 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 17-15 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.99, Jose Quintana has a 3-2 record and a 1.53 WHIP this year. He has 27 strikeouts over the 30.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 31 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.67. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.72 and they have given up 93 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 118 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 249 base knocks and 112 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 140 hitters and struck out 277 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Cubs hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Kyle Schwarber comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .376. He has 25 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 93 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of 148. Kris Bryant is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .412. He has collected 31 hits in 107 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .561. The Cubs as a unit have 283 base hits, including 59 doubles and 36 homers. Chicago has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 271 occasions. They have had 241 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 5.03 runs per game and totaled 161 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Marlins +217 and over 9 total runs
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