Chicago Cubs at San Diego Padres MLB Betting Tips 9/10/2019
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Quintana vs. Ronald Bolanos
Petco Park is the venue where Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (66-76, 4th in NL West) will play the Chicago Cubs (76-66, 2nd in NL Central) on Tuesday. The Cubs open this game at -145 while the Padres are coming in at +135. The total has been set at 8.5.
The Cubs have been a pretty good option for baseball wagerers, having gone 76-66-0 SU. San Diego covers 46.5% of the time, going 66-76-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a decent Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 63-72-7.
Chicago covers 40.0% of the time as a visitor, having gone 28-42-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego covers 46.5% of the time at Petco Park, going 33-38-0 SU.
The Padres have been a decent Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 64-67-11.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
9/8/2019 Addison Russell 2B Head Probable for Sep 9
9/8/2019 Kris Bryant 3B Knee Probable for Sep 9
9/7/2019 Javier Baez SS Thumb Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/5/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/5/2019 Craig Kimbrel RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/1/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/22/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
9/6/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
9/6/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Out for the season
9/6/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
9/4/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
9/3/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
9/2/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
9/1/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 21
9/1/2019 Robert Stock RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/1/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/30/2019 Francisco Mejia C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/20/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
8/20/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Out for the season
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 76-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Quintana has a 13-8 record with an earned run average of 4.00 and a WHIP of 1.28 this season. He has 142 strikeouts over his 157.1 innings pitched and he's given up 159 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 419 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 470 hitters and walked 219 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.06. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,194 base hits and 571 earned runs. They have allowed 179 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 456 batters and struck out 1,244. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Chicago is hitting .250, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .233 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 107 hits this season in 460 at bats with 81 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 111. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .401. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 87 men in 468 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .513. The Cubs have 1,191 hits, including 236 doubles and 222 home runs. Chicago has walked 513 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,282 times as a unit. They have left 939 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 693 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 66-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Ronald Bolanos has a 0-1 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 4 strikeouts over the 6 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 5 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 529 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 583 batters and walked 176 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,236 base knocks and 629 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 393 hitters and struck out 1,267 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.20.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Padres hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .260 with an OBP of .333. He has 138 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 530 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 110. Eric Hosmer is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 155 hits in 551 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Padres as a unit have 1,145 base hits, including 199 doubles and 202 homers. San Diego has walked 430 times this year and they have struck out on 1,362 occasions. They have had 869 men left on base and have an OPS of .729. They have scored 4.33 runs per game and totaled 615 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Cubs (-145)
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