Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 6/24/2019
Monday, June 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Julio Teheran vs. Jon Lester
Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs (41-35, 1st in NL Central) host the Atlanta Braves (45-32, 1st in NL East) at Wrigley Field on Monday, June 24, 2019. The Braves open this matchup at +115 while the Cubs are coming in at -125. The total is set at 9.5.
The Braves have been terrible for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 45-32-0 SU. The Cubs are covering 53.9% of the time, going 41-35-0 straight up. The Cubs have been a great option for bettors as a favorite, going 34-17-0 SU. The Braves are covering 43.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 10-13-0 straight up.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Braves have been a bad Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 44-30-3.
The Braves are covering 58.3% of the time as the away team, having gone 21-15-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs are covering 65.0% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 26-14-0 SU.
The Cubs have been an inconsistent Under choice for over/under wagerers, having gone 40-34-2.
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
6/22/2019 Kevin Gausman SP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/19/2019 Sean Newcomb RP Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/17/2019 Ender Inciarte CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
6/14/2019 Darren O'Day RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/5/2019 Jacob Lindgren RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/22/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 23
6/21/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/18/2019 Kyle Hendricks SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/2/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 8
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 45-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Julio Teheran has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 79 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 264 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 308 hitters and walked 141 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 661 base hits and 328 earned runs. They have allowed 97 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 292 batters and struck out 666. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.51.
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As a team Atlanta is hitting .267, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .463 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Ronald Acuna Jr is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 88 hits this season in 306 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 120. Freddie Freeman is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 61 men in 299 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .609. The Braves have 714 hits, including 135 doubles and 118 home runs. Atlanta has walked 286 times so far this season and they have struck out 653 times as a unit. They have left 553 men on base and have a team OPS of .805. They score 5.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 423 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 41-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.13, Jon Lester has a 6-5 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 75 strikeouts over the 76.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.45. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.00 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 249 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 630 base knocks and 297 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 269 hitters and struck out 657 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Kris Bryant comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .394. He has 76 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 267 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .536 with an OPS+ of 138. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 73 hits in 265 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .543. The Cubs as a unit have 642 base hits, including 121 doubles and 119 homers. Chicago has walked 298 times this year and they have struck out on 684 occasions. They have had 523 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 5.05 runs per game and totaled 384 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -125 and over 9.5 runs
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