New York Mets at Chicago Cubs MLB Parlay 6/22/2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Wheeler vs. Jose Quintana
Wrigley Field is the venue where Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs (41-33, 1st in NL Central) will play the New York Mets (35-40, 4th in NL East) on Saturday. The Cubs open this contest at -155 while the Mets are coming in at +145. The O/U opens at 9.
The Mets have been a dicey pick for baseball bettors, having gone 35-40-0 SU. Chicago covers 55.4% of the time, going 41-33-0 straight up. The Cubs have been a great choice for wagerers as favorites, going 34-15-0 SU. New York covers 37.1% of the time as an underdog, having gone 13-22-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a very good Over pick for over/under bettors, having gone 40-28-7.
The Mets cover 36.6% of the time as a visitor, having gone 15-26-0 straight up.
Important Chicago Cubs Betting Trends
The Cubs cover 68.4% of the time at Wrigley Field, going 26-12-0 SU.
The Cubs have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under bettors, having gone 39-34-1.
Key New York Mets Injuries
6/19/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/18/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/18/2019 Jeurys Familia RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/16/2019 Noah Syndergaard SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 26
6/5/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/29/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Chicago Cubs Injuries
6/20/2019 Xavier Cedeno RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/18/2019 Tony Barnette RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/18/2019 Kyle Hendricks SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/13/2019 Carl Edwards RP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
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 Mets have a 35-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Wheeler has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 4.94 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 103 strikeouts over his 94.2 innings pitched and he's given up 98 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 256 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 663 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 252 batters and struck out 689. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
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As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 15th in the league. The Mets hold a .426 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Pete Alonso is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .362. He has 74 hits this season in 269 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 162. Amed Rosario is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .292. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 280 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .411. The Mets have 651 hits, including 128 doubles and 102 home runs. New York has walked 249 times so far this season and they have struck out 682 times as a unit. They have left 521 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 353 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 41-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.87, Jose Quintana has a 4-6 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 72 strikeouts over the 83.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 212 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Cubs bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 241 batters and walked 123 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 3.86. The Cubs pitchers as a team have surrendered 611 base knocks and 284 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 261 hitters and struck out 641 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 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 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 16th in the league. The Cubs hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Kris Bryant comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .394. He has 73 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 260 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .535 with an OPS+ of 137. Anthony Rizzo is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .388. He has collected 72 hits in 260 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .550. The Cubs as a unit have 629 base hits, including 119 doubles and 118 homers. Chicago has walked 292 times this year and they have struck out on 671 occasions. They have had 512 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 378 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Cubs MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Mets +145 and under 9 runs
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