San Francisco Giants at Chicago Cubs 5/27/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ty Blach vs. Yu Darvish
The San Francisco Giants visit Wrigley Field on Sunday, May 27, 2018 to play the Chicago Cubs. The probable starters are Ty Blach for the Giants and Yu Darvish for the Cubs.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +180 and Chicago at -192. The Giants have a 26-23-2 over/under record and a 28-23-0 run line mark. The Cubs are 23-24-0 against the run line and have a 20-25-2 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 26-23-2 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 28-23-0 against the run line
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 20-25-2 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 23-24-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
05/15/18 2B Alen Hanson Hamstring 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 P Mark Melancon Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/28/18 2B Joe Panik Thumb 10-day DL (04/28)
04/20/18 LF Hunter Pence Thumb 10-day DL (04/20)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Madison Bumgarner Hand 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
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 Giants have a 24-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ty Blach has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.37 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 171 hitters and walked 75 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 440 base hits and 225 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 184 batters and struck out 378. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.18.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .256, good for 9th in the league. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .413. He has 54 hits this season in 171 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .585 and an OPS+ of 175. Buster Posey is hitting .297 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 155 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Giants have 451 hits, including 86 doubles and 52 home runs. San Francisco has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 489 times as a unit. They have left 369 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 26-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Yu Darvish has a 1-3 record and a 1.43 WHIP this year. He has 49 strikeouts over the 40 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.83 and they have given up 127 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .200 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 179 batters and walked 86 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 7.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.34. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 344 base knocks and 160 earned runs this season. They have given up 45 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 207 hitters and struck out 416 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 7th in the league. The Cubs hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Javier Baez comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .296. He has 47 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 179 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .553 with an OPS+ of 124. Kris Bryant is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .419. He has collected 49 hits in 163 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .564. The Cubs as a unit have 426 base hits, including 89 doubles and 52 homers. Chicago has walked 184 times this year and they have struck out on 390 occasions. They have had 375 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 244 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Giants +180 and over 9 total runs
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