Minnesota Twins at Chicago Cubs 6/30/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, June 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Adalberto Mejia vs. Tyler Chatwood
The Minnesota Twins visit Wrigley Field on Saturday, June 30, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Adalberto Mejia for the Twins and Tyler Chatwood for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +138 and Chicago at -148. The Twins have a 35-39-3 over/under record and a 42-35-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 42-37-0 against the run line and have a 34-43-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 35-39-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 42-35-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 34-43-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 42-37-0 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)
06/24/18 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 35-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia is expected to make his debut for Minnesota. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 280 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 283 hitters and walked 86 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 666 base hits and 324 earned runs. They have allowed 94 home runs this season, ranking them 14th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 259 batters and struck out 704. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .234, good for 26th in the league. The Twins hold a .395 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 .309 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 94 hits this season in 304 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 147. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 48 men in 283 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .541. The Twins have 614 hits, including 167 doubles and 78 home runs. Minnesota has walked 265 times so far this season and they have struck out 643 times as a unit. They have left 507 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 318 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 44-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.95, Tyler Chatwood has a 3-5 record and a 1.73 WHIP this year. He has 64 strikeouts over the 68.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 230 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 293 batters and walked 145 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 589 base knocks and 275 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 344 hitters and struck out 665 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 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 5th in the league. The Cubs hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .322. He has 80 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 281 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .562 with an OPS+ of 130. Jason Heyward is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 62 hits in 224 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Cubs as a unit have 720 base hits, including 146 doubles and 84 homers. Chicago has walked 300 times this year and they have struck out on 677 occasions. They have had 625 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.87 runs per game and totaled 385 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +138 and over 9.5 total runs
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