Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox MLB Parlay 7/7/2019
Sunday, July 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Hendricks vs. Ivan Nova
Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (41-43, 3rd in AL Central) host the Chicago Cubs (46-42, 2nd in NL Central) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Sunday, July 7, 2019. The moneyline on this game has the Cubs priced at -145 and the White Sox are at +135. The over/under opens at 10.
The Cubs have been less than ideal for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 46-42-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 48.8% of the time, going 41-43-0 straight up. The Cubs have been a very good option for wagerers as the favorite, going 37-23-0 SU. The White Sox are covering 40.7% of the time as the underdog, having gone 24-35-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 45-41-2.
Chicago covers 39.5% of the time away from home, having gone 17-26-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago covers 55.8% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 24-19-0 SU.
The White Sox have been a good Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 42-40-2.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
7/4/2019 Jason Heyward RF Back Probable for Jul 6
7/4/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/3/2019 Cole Hamels SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/30/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
6/24/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
7/5/2019 Welington Castillo C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/4/2019 Yolmer Sanchez 2B Hand Probable for Jul 6
7/4/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 16
6/28/2019 Tim Anderson SS Ankle Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/28/2019 Ryan Burr RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Manny Banuelos SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 46-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 3.45 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 79 strikeouts over his 91.1 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 284 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 737 base hits and 360 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 303 batters and struck out 753. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.35.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .254, good for 14th in the league. The Cubs hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Javier Baez is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 100 hits this season in 347 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .556 and an OPS+ of 122. Willson Contreras is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 252 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .571. The Cubs have 756 hits, including 144 doubles and 139 home runs. Chicago has walked 334 times so far this season and they have struck out 798 times as a unit. They have left 597 men on base and have a team OPS of .789. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 448 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 41-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.92, Ivan Nova has a 3-7 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 94.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 122 hits. He's allowing 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 272 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 752 base knocks and 410 earned runs this season. They have given up 125 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 304 hitters and struck out 662 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.98.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 11th in the league. The White Sox hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .310. He has 91 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 336 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .512 with an OPS+ of 114. Yoan Moncada is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .356. He has collected 91 hits in 299 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .538. The White Sox as a unit have 731 base hits, including 128 doubles and 101 homers. Chicago has walked 204 times this year and they have struck out on 790 occasions. They have had 549 men left on base and have an OPS of .727. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 372 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -145 and under 10 runs
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