Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 6/18/2019
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ivan Nova vs. Cole Hamels
Wrigley Field is the venue where Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs (39-32, 2nd in NL Central) will play the Chicago White Sox (34-36, 3rd in AL Central) on Tuesday. The moneyline on this game has the White Sox priced at +194 and the Cubs are at -210. The O/U has been set at 9.
The White Sox have been pretty good for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 34-36-0 SU. Chicago is covering 54.9% of the time, going 39-32-0 straight up. The Cubs have been awful for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 32-14-0 SU. Chicago is covering 40.8% of the time as the underdog, having gone 20-29-0 straight up.
Valuable Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
The White Sox have been a solid Under option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 34-35-1.
The White Sox cover 42.4% of the time as the road team, having gone 14-19-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs cover 68.6% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 24-11-0 SU.
The Cubs have been a dicey Under option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 37-33-1.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/16/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/16/2019 Welington Castillo C Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/14/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/10/2019 Jace Fry RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/9/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
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
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/15/2019 Kyle Hendricks SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
6/13/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/13/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/12/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/7/2019 Allen Webster RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/2/2019 Brandon Morrow RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 8
2/19/2019 Kendall Graveman SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The White Sox have a 34-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ivan Nova has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 6.28 and a WHIP of 1.60 this season. He has 51 strikeouts over his 77.1 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He's allowed 12 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.31 and they have given up 208 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 217 hitters and walked 113 batters. As a team, Chicago allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.99. The White Sox pitchers collectively have given up 603 base hits and 334 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Chicago as a pitching staff has walked 265 batters and struck out 552. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
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As a team Chicago is hitting .254, good for 13th in the league. The White Sox hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jose Abreu is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .310. He has 74 hits this season in 277 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 118. Tim Anderson is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 76 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 241 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .485. The White Sox have 595 hits, including 105 doubles and 81 home runs. Chicago has walked 178 times so far this season and they have struck out 651 times as a unit. They have left 461 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.31 runs per contest and have scored a total of 302 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 39-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.98, Cole Hamels has a 6-2 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 83 strikeouts over the 84.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 230 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. 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 3.89. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 587 base knocks and 275 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 254 hitters and struck out 615 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.16.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Kris Bryant comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .393. He has 68 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 138. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 71 hits in 251 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .562. The Cubs as a unit have 605 base hits, including 114 doubles and 113 homers. Chicago has walked 282 times this year and they have struck out on 641 occasions. They have had 496 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 363 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's White Sox/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cubs -210 and over 9 runs
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