Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 6/19/2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Lucas Giolito vs. Jon Lester
Anthony Rizzo and the Chicago Cubs (39-32, 2nd in NL Central) host the Chicago White Sox (34-36, 3rd in AL Central) at Wrigley Field on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The line on this matchup has the White Sox coming in at +100 and the Cubs are at -110. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The White Sox have been an inconsistent choice for bettors, having gone 34-36-0 SU. The Cubs are covering 54.9% of the time, going 39-32-0 straight up. The Cubs have been an excellent play for baseball wagerers as the favorite, going 32-14-0 SU. The Sox are 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 less than ideal Over play for over/under bettors, having gone 34-35-1.
The White Sox are covering 42.4% of the time as the away team, having gone 14-19-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs are covering 68.6% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 24-11-0 SU.
The Cubs have been a less than ideal Under play for over/under bettors, having gone 37-33-1.
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/16/2019 Yoan Moncada 3B Back Probable for Jun 18
6/16/2019 Welington Castillo C Back Probable for 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 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/13/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
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 Lucas Giolito has a 10-1 record with an earned run average of 2.22 and a WHIP of 0.95 this season. He has 95 strikeouts over his 81 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.71. 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 21st in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Tim Anderson is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .343. He has 76 hits this season in 241 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .485 and an OPS+ of 120. Jose Abreu is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .310. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 277 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .520. 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 4.08, Jon Lester has a 5-5 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 70.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He's allowing 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.28. 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 5th 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 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 15th in the league. The Cubs hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Anthony Rizzo comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .391. He has 71 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 251 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .562 with an OPS+ of 143. Kris Bryant is hitting .274 this season and he has an OBP of .393. He has collected 68 hits in 248 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .540. 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 -110 and over 9.5 runs
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