Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals 9/14/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, September 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Amir Garrett vs. Luke Weaver
The Cincinnati Reds visit Busch Stadium on Thursday, September 14, 2017 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Amir Garrett for the Reds and Luke Weaver for the Cardinals.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +185 and St. Louis at -200. The Reds have a 77-63-5 over/under record and a 73-72-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 71-73-0 against the run line and have a 73-63-8 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 77-63-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 73-72-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 73-63-8 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 71-73-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
09/06/17 CF Billy Hamilton Thumb 10-day DL (09/06)
08/18/17 P Scott Feldman Knee 60-day DL (08/18)
08/15/17 C Devin Mesoraco Foot 10-day DL (08/13)
08/13/17 P Austin Brice Side 10-day DL (08/13)
08/10/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
09/12/17 CF Dexter Fowler Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Cincinnati Reds
08/27/17 3B Jedd Gyorko Hamstring 10-day DL (08/27)
08/23/17 P Trevor Rosenthal Elbow 60-day DL (08/18)
08/18/17 P Adam Wainwright Elbow 10-day DL (08/18)
08/06/17 P Kevin Siegrist Forearm 10-day DL (08/06)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 62-83 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Amir Garrett has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 7.39 and a WHIP of 1.55. He has 54 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 67 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 526 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 543 hitters and walked 239 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.23. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,307 base hits and 740 earned runs. They have allowed 230 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 546 batters and struck out 1,170. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.11.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .255, good for 16th in the league. The Reds hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Adam Duvall is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 133 hits this season in 535 at bats with 95 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .495 and an OPS+ of 102. Joey Votto is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .448. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 93 men in 499 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .577. The Reds have 1,249 hits, including 223 doubles and 197 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 516 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,161 times as a unit. They have left 1,027 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 686 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 76-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.16, Luke Weaver has a 5-1 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 36 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 429 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 449 batters and walked 157 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,226 base knocks and 550 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 427 hitters and struck out 1,185 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Yadier Molina comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .316. He has 129 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 461 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .445 with an OPS+ of 98. Matt Carpenter is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 107 hits in 450 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,253 base hits, including 255 doubles and 174 homers. St. Louis has walked 512 times this year and they have struck out on 1,196 occasions. They have had 982 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 678 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -200 and over 8.5 total runs
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