Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies 7/24/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Monday, July 24, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Peacock vs. Vince Velasquez
The Houston Astros visit Citizens Bank Park on Monday, July 24, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Brad Peacock for the Astros and Vince Velasquez for the Phillies.
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The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -160 and Philadelphia at +150. The Astros have a 50-39-7 over/under record and a 56-40-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 49-45-0 against the run line and have a 42-45-7 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 50-39-7 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 56-40-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 42-45-7 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 49-45-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
07/18/17 SS Carlos Correa Thumb 10-day DL (07/18)
07/15/17 P Will Harris Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
07/01/17 P David Paulino Suspension 80 game suspension
06/09/17 P Dallas Keuchel Neck 10-day DL (06/05)
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 60-day DL (04/19)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/17/17 CF Aaron Altherr Hamstring 10-day DL (07/15)
06/23/17 P Casey Fien Shoulder 60-day DL (06/23)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (04/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 65-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Peacock has a 8-1 record with an earned run average of 2.49 and a WHIP of 1.22. He has 93 strikeouts over his 68.2 innings pitched and he's given up 46 hits. He allows 6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .216 against the bullpen and they've struck out 421 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 762 base hits and 385 earned runs. They have allowed 116 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 306 batters and struck out 991. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.78.
As a team Houston is hitting .291, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .502 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 10.2 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .352 with an on-base percentage of .420. He has 130 hits this season in 369 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .550 and an OPS+ of 169. George Springer is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .386. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 66 men in 365 at bats. His OPS+ is 169 while his slugging percentage is at .595. The Astros have 987 hits, including 215 doubles and 161 home runs. Houston has walked 315 times so far this season and they have struck out 658 times as a unit. They have left 668 men on base and have a team OPS of .858. They score 5.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 574 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 33-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.14, Vince Velasquez has a 2-5 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 57 strikeouts over the 56 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 56 hits. He allows 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 308 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 296 batters and walked 132 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 860 base knocks and 433 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 308 hitters and struck out 730 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.72.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 23rd in the league. The Phillies hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Freddy Galvis comes into this matchup batting .254 with an OBP of .303. He has 90 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 355 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 90. Odubel Herrera is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .312. He has collected 97 hits in 359 at bats while driving in 35 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .437. The Phillies as a unit have 798 base hits, including 173 doubles and 98 homers. Philadelphia has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 817 occasions. They have had 621 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 3.99 runs per game and totaled 379 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Phillies +150 and over 2 total runs
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