Arizona Diamondbacks at St. Louis Cardinals 7/29/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Saturday, July 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Zack Greinke vs. Mike Leake
Busch Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, July 29, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Zack Greinke for the Diamondbacks and Mike Leake for the Cardinals.
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Arizona opens at -132 while St. Louis opens at +111. The Diamondbacks have a 46-51-5 over/under record and a 57-45-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 47-55-0 against the run line and have a 52-45-5 over/under record.
Valuable Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 46-51-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 57-45-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 52-45-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 47-55-0 against the run line
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
07/28/17 RF Yasmany Tomas Shoulder 60-day DL (06/03)
07/21/17 CF Reymond Fuentes Thumb 10-day DL (07/19)
07/16/17 P Randall Delgado Elbow 10-day DL (07/16)
06/28/17 SS Nick Ahmed Hand 10-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (04/24)
05/28/17 P Steve Hathaway Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
07/25/17 P Adam Wainwright Back 10-day DL (07/25)
07/25/17 CF Dexter Fowler Forearm 10-day DL (07/25)
07/15/17 RF Stephen Piscotty Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Diamondbacks have a 59-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zack Greinke has a 12-4 record with an earned run average of 2.92 and a WHIP of 1.02. He has 140 strikeouts over his 129.1 innings pitched and he's given up 106 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 314 hitters and walked 110 batters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Diamondbacks pitchers collectively have given up 823 base hits and 353 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Arizona as a pitching staff has walked 315 batters and struck out 942. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team Arizona is hitting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Chris Owings is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 96 hits this season in 357 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .443 and an OPS+ of 84. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .317 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .439. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 360 at bats. His OPS+ is 152 while his slugging percentage is at .569. The Diamondbacks have 909 hits, including 207 doubles and 131 home runs. Arizona has walked 357 times so far this season and they have struck out 930 times as a unit. They have left 710 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 519 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 50-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.20, Mike Leake has a 7-8 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 83 strikeouts over the 123.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 123 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 310 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 312 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 870 base knocks and 393 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 301 hitters and struck out 848 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 14th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jedd Gyorko comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .347. He has 88 hits this year along with 51 RBI in 314 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .481 with an OPS+ of 113. Matt Carpenter is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 84 hits in 336 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .446. The Cardinals as a unit have 888 base hits, including 183 doubles and 122 homers. St. Louis has walked 357 times this year and they have struck out on 835 occasions. They have had 695 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 464 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -132 and under 2 total runs
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