New York Mets at Chicago Cubs 8/28/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Cole Hamels
The New York Mets visit Wrigley Field on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Cole Hamels for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at +135 and Chicago at -145. The Mets have a 59-66-5 over/under record and a 64-66-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 66-63-0 against the run line and have a 57-70-2 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 59-66-5 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 64-66-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 57-70-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 66-63-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/26/18 2B Jeff McNeil Quad left last game, is questionable Monday vs Chicago Cubs
08/21/18 CF Brandon Nimmo Finger 10-day DL (08/17)
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/05/18 P Anthony Swarzak Shoulder 10-day DL (08/04)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
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)
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)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
08/23/18 P Tyler Chatwood Hip 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/18 SS Addison Russell Shoulder 10-day DL (08/20)
08/17/18 P Mike Montgomery Shoulder 10-day DL (08/14)
08/03/18 P Brian Duensing Shoulder 10-day DL (08/03)
07/26/18 3B Kris Bryant Shoulder 10-day DL (07/24)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 58-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 1.71 and a WHIP of 0.97 this year. He has 214 strikeouts over his 174 innings pitched and he's given up 129 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.88 and they have given up 447 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 410 hitters and walked 187 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,134 base hits and 553 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 392 batters and struck out 1,131. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team New York is hitting .235, good for 29th in the league. The Mets hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .387. He has 91 hits this season in 344 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .503 and an OPS+ of 149. Amed Rosario is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 426 at bats. His OPS+ is 82 while his slugging percentage is at .366. The Mets have 1,030 hits, including 211 doubles and 136 home runs. New York has walked 446 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,117 times as a unit. They have left 880 men on base and have a team OPS of .700. They score 4.16 runs per contest and have scored a total of 541 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 76-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.82, Cole Hamels has a 9-9 record and a 1.27 WHIP this year. He has 144 strikeouts over the 148.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 139 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.22 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 455 batters and walked 215 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,039 base knocks and 479 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 512 hitters and struck out 1,044 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .264, good for 2nd in the league. The Cubs hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .341, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .328. He has 142 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 480 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .575 with an OPS+ of 130. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 122 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .467. The Cubs as a unit have 1,181 base hits, including 233 doubles and 141 homers. Chicago has walked 480 times this year and they have struck out on 1,076 occasions. They have had 1,000 men left on base and have an OPS of .763. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 626 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mets +135 and over 9 total runs
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