Minnesota Twins at Chicago Cubs 6/29/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, June 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Mike Montgomery
The Minnesota Twins visit Wrigley Field on Friday, June 29, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Mike Montgomery for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +120 and Chicago at -130. The Twins have a 35-38-3 over/under record and a 42-34-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 41-37-0 against the run line and have a 33-43-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 35-38-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 42-34-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 33-43-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 41-37-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
06/27/18 P Justin Hancock Shoulder 10-day DL (06/26)
06/26/18 3B Kris Bryant Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/25/18 P Tyler Chatwood Paternity List is "?" next start
06/24/18 P Rob Zastryzny Back 10-day DL (06/24)
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 60-day DL (04/20)
03/26/18 P Drew Smyly Elbow 60-day DL (02/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 34-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 3.15 and a WHIP of 0.94 this year. He has 109 strikeouts over his 103 innings pitched and he's given up 77 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 275 hitters and walked 84 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 656 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 254 batters and struck out 688. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.16.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Twins hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .312 with an on-base percentage of .351. He has 93 hits this season in 298 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .567 and an OPS+ of 149. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .340. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 278 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .550. The Twins have 607 hits, including 165 doubles and 77 home runs. Minnesota has walked 257 times so far this season and they have struck out 636 times as a unit. They have left 494 men on base and have a team OPS of .705. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 316 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 43-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.39, Mike Montgomery has a 2-2 record and a 1.15 WHIP this year. He has 40 strikeouts over the 61 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 51 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.10 and they have given up 228 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 292 batters and walked 143 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 580 base knocks and 270 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 339 hitters and struck out 660 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 5th in the league. The Cubs hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .318. He has 77 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 276 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 127. Jason Heyward is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 61 hits in 222 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .414. The Cubs as a unit have 705 base hits, including 141 doubles and 82 homers. Chicago has walked 299 times this year and they have struck out on 666 occasions. They have had 620 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 374 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +120 and over 9 total runs
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