Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati Reds MLB Parlay 6/30/2019
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Lester vs. Anthony DeSclafani
Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (37-42, 5th in NL Central) host the Chicago Cubs (44-38, 1st in NL Central) at Great American Ball Park on Sunday, June 30, 2019. The Reds open this game at +100 while the Cubs are coming in at -120. The O/U has been set at 10.
The Cubs have been hot and cold for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 44-38-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 46.8% of the time, going 37-42-0 straight up. The Cubs have been an excellent bet for baseball bettors as a favorite, going 36-19-0 SU. Cincinnati has went 19-30-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 38.8% of the time.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a pretty good Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 41-39-2.
The Cubs cover 40.5% of the time as the road team, having gone 15-22-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds cover 54.3% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 19-16-0 SU.
The Reds have been a strong Under option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 27-50-2.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/28/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/28/2019 Cole Hamels SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/27/2019 Kyle Hendricks SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
6/27/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
6/28/2019 Tucker Barnhart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
6/25/2019 Wandy Peralta RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 44-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jon Lester has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 3.83 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 82 strikeouts over his 82.1 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 9.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 236 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 273 hitters and walked 136 batters. 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 3.95. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 674 base hits and 322 earned runs. They have allowed 99 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 291 batters and struck out 711. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .252, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Kris Bryant is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 82 hits this season in 288 at bats with 41 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .531 and an OPS+ of 137. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 77 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 284 at bats. His OPS+ is 132 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Cubs have 694 hits, including 129 doubles and 127 home runs. Chicago has walked 315 times so far this season and they have struck out 736 times as a unit. They have left 553 men on base and have a team OPS of .782. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 414 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 37-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Anthony DeSclafani has a 4-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 298 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 604 base knocks and 283 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 264 hitters and struck out 755 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .235, good for 27th in the league. The Reds hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Jose Iglesias comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .330. He has 73 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 249 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 90. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .241 this season and he has an OBP of .325. He has collected 70 hits in 290 at bats while driving in 45 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Reds as a unit have 620 base hits, including 110 doubles and 109 homers. Cincinnati has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 697 occasions. They have had 499 men left on base and have an OPS of .718. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 342 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -120 and under 10 runs
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