Chicago Cubs at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 4/27/2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Zack Godley
The Chicago Cubs visit Chase Field on Saturday, April 27, 2019 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Yu Darvish for the Cubs and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has Chicago at -110 and Arizona at +100. The Cubs have a 12-11-0 over/under record and a 13-10-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 17-9-0 against the run line and have a 13-11-2 over/under record.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Chicago Cubs are 12-11-0 against the over/under
The Chicago Cubs are 13-10-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 13-11-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 17-9-0 against the run line
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
04/12/19 C Victor Caratini Hand 10-day IL (04/12)
04/06/19 P Mike Montgomery Back 10-day IL (04/05)
03/30/19 P Xavier Cedeno Wrist 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Addison Russell Suspension 29 game suspension - eligible to return May 1st
03/25/19 P Brandon Morrow Elbow is out indefinitely
03/25/19 P Kendall Graveman Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
04/25/19 CF Adam Jones Hand is questionable Friday vs Chicago Cubs
04/08/19 C Alex Avila Quad 10-day IL (04/08)
04/05/19 3B Jake Lamb Quad 10-day IL (04/04)
03/28/19 P T.J. McFarland Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Steven Souza Jr. ACL 10-day IL (03/26); is out for season
03/25/19 P Silvino Bracho Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Taijuan Walker Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 12-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.96 and a WHIP of 1.72 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 22.2 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.91 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 86 hitters and walked 45 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 187 base hits and 91 earned runs. They have allowed 30 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 93 batters and struck out 212. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.40 and their FIP as a unit is 4.40.
As a team Chicago is hitting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Cubs hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .352, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Javier Baez is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 31 hits this season in 97 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .649 and an OPS+ of 154. Jason Heyward is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .440. He has totaled 22 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 67 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .567. The Cubs have 199 hits, including 42 doubles and 31 home runs. Chicago has walked 100 times so far this season and they have struck out 199 times as a unit. They have left 172 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 125 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 15-11 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.67, Zack Godley has a 1-1 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 27 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 29 hits. He's allowing 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 83 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.29. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 213 base knocks and 111 earned runs this season. They have given up 36 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 232 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .476 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .330 with an OBP of .366. He has 35 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 106 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 131. Adam Jones is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 29 hits in 96 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .542. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 254 base hits, including 65 doubles and 38 homers. Arizona has walked 72 times this year and they have struck out on 231 occasions. They have had 177 men left on base and have an OPS of .807. They have scored 5.42 runs per game and totaled 141 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks +100
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