Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Parlay 9/27/2019
Friday, September 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Yu Darvish vs. Dakota Hudson
Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals (90-69, 1st in NL Central) host the Chicago Cubs (82-76, 3rd in NL Central) at Busch Stadium on Friday, September 27, 2019. The Cubs open this matchup at +115 while the Cardinals are priced at -125. The O/U opens at 10.
The Cubs have been pretty good for MLB wagerers, having gone 82-76-0 SU. St. Louis covers 56.6% of the time, going 90-69-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs have been a decent Over choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 72-79-7.
Chicago covers 39.5% of the time as the away team, having gone 30-46-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St. Louis covers 62.8% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 49-29-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been an inconsistent Over choice for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 66-84-9.
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
9/26/2019 Anthony Rizzo 1B Ankle Probable for Sep 26
9/25/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Arm Out for the season
9/25/2019 Javier Baez SS Thumb Out for the season
9/25/2019 Kris Bryant 3B Ankle Out for the season
9/22/2019 Cole Hamels SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/19/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Out for the season
8/22/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Out for the season
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
9/25/2019 Kolten Wong 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 27
9/25/2019 Michael Wacha SP Shoulder Out for the season
9/18/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Out for the season
9/1/2019 Lane Thomas CF Wrist Out for the season
7/11/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cubs have a 82-76 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Yu Darvish has a 6-8 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.10 this season. He has 229 strikeouts over his 178.2 innings pitched and he's given up 140 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 465 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 540 hitters and walked 254 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Cubs pitchers collectively have given up 1,337 base hits and 633 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 514 batters and struck out 1,404. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Cubs hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Kyle Schwarber is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 129 hits this season in 520 at bats with 91 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 118. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 94 men in 512 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Cubs have 1,343 hits, including 264 doubles and 250 home runs. Chicago has walked 569 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,421 times as a unit. They have left 1,046 men on base and have a team OPS of .784. They score 5.02 runs per contest and have scored a total of 793 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 90-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.45, Dakota Hudson has a 16-7 record and a 1.41 WHIP. He has 126 strikeouts over the 169.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 158 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 437 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 599 batters and walked 232 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.8. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,255 base knocks and 598 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 536 hitters and struck out 1,372 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 23rd in the league. The Cardinals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .346. He has 151 hits this year along with 95 RBI in 583 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 114. Paul DeJong is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .317. He has collected 135 hits in 574 at bats while driving in 77 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .444. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,313 base hits, including 245 doubles and 204 homers. St. Louis has walked 542 times this year and they have struck out on 1,387 occasions. They have had 1,078 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.7 runs per game and totaled 747 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cubs/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals and under the total runs
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