MLB betting lines, odds and prop bets provided by ClutchBet Sportsbook
Drew Waters will be up against starter Jameson Taillon on Friday (at 2:20 PM ET) when the Kansas City Royals take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Game Info and Drew Waters Props
- Day: Friday, August 18, 2023
- Time: 2:20 PM ET
- TV Channel: MLB Network
- Hits Prop: Over/under 1 hit (Over odds: -175)
- Home Runs Prop: Over/under 1 home run (Over odds: +450)
- Total Bases Prop: Over/under 1 total base (Over odds: -175)
Drew Waters Stats
- Waters has collected 48 hits this season and has an OBP of .299. He’s slugging .404 on the year.
- He has reached base via a hit in 35 games this season (of 60 played), and he delivered multiple hits in 12 of those games.
- Looking at the 60 games he has played this season, he’s homered in seven of them (11.7%), and in 3.1% of his plate appearances.
- Waters has produced an RBI in 16 games this season (26.7%), including five multi-RBI outings (8.3%). He has also driven in three or more of his team’s runs in two contests.
Cubs Pitching Stats and Rankings
- The Cubs’ 8.4 K/9 rate ranks 22nd in the majors.
- The Cubs have the 16th-ranked team ERA in baseball at 4.25.
- Cubs pitchers have been tagged for the ninth-fewest home runs in baseball (135 total, 1.1 per game).
- Taillon (7-7) will take to the mound for the Cubs and make his 22nd start of the season.
- The 31-year-old has an ERA of 5.71, 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings and a batting average against of .274 in 21 games this season.
Waters’ recent games
- vs. Mariners on August 17: 0-for-3, 1 K
- vs. Mariners on August 16: 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 BB
- vs. Mariners on August 15: 1-for-4
- vs. Mariners on August 14: 1-for-3, 2 K, 1 BB
- at Red Sox on August 9: 0-for-3, 3 K
- at Red Sox on August 8: 3-for-5, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 K, 1 SB
- at Red Sox on August 7: 1-for-4, 1 SB
- at Phillies on August 6: 0-for-3, 1 RBI, 2 K
- at Phillies on August 5: 0-for-3, 1 R, 1 K, 1 BB
- vs. Mets on August 3: 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI
ClutchBet Sportsbook is live in Iowa and Colorado, offering MLB fans the best selection of pre-game and live betting markets whether you like spreads, moneylines, player props, or parlays. Our players have access to hand-picked daily boosted odds, head-to-head matchup bets and promotions that make wagering on your favorite team even more exciting. Visit our website or download the ClutchBet app today!