Oakland Athletics at Philadelphia Phillies 9/16/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Kendall Graveman vs. Ben Lively
Citizens Bank Park is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Kendall Graveman for the Athletics and Ben Lively for the Phillies.
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Oakland opens at +102 while Philadelphia opens at -112. The Athletics have a 80-62-4 over/under record and a 77-69-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 80-66-0 against the run line and have a 66-67-13 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 80-62-4 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 77-69-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 66-67-13 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 80-66-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
09/14/17 LF Khris Davis Paternity List out indefinitely
08/26/17 P Paul Blackburn Wrist 60-day DL (08/23)
07/02/17 CF Dustin Fowler Knee 60-day DL (06/30)
06/10/17 P Andrew Triggs Hip 60-day DL (06/10)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 60-day DL (05/24)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
09/14/17 P Hector Neris Upper Body 60-day DL (09/14)
09/13/17 P Zach Eflin Shoulder 60-day DL (08/22)
09/06/17 2B Pedro Florimon Ankle 60-day DL (09/06)
09/01/17 P Jerad Eickhoff Hand 60-day DL (09/01)
08/11/17 P Vince Velasquez Finger 60-day DL (08/11)
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 Athletics have a 64-82 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kendall Graveman has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.42. He has 62 strikeouts over his 90.1 innings pitched and he's given up 100 hits. He allows 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.66 and they have given up 474 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 472 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,318 base hits and 690 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 457 batters and struck out 1,085. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.61.
As a team Oakland is hitting .246, good for 25th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 142 hits this season in 515 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .445 and an OPS+ of 115. Khris Davis is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 125 hits and he has driven in 102 men in 520 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Athletics have 1,215 hits, including 276 doubles and 210 home runs. Oakland has walked 525 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,361 times as a unit. They have left 979 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 667 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 57-89 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Ben Lively has a 3-6 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 74 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 494 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 476 batters and walked 198 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.68. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,352 base knocks and 675 earned runs this season. They have given up 198 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 469 hitters and struck out 1,162 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Phillies hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .365. He has 135 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 460 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .424 with an OPS+ of 109. Freddy Galvis is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .308. He has collected 144 hits in 562 at bats while driving in 61 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Phillies as a unit have 1,271 base hits, including 267 doubles and 160 homers. Philadelphia has walked 435 times this year and they have struck out on 1,274 occasions. They have had 981 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.26 runs per game and totaled 622 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Athletics +102 and under 9.5 total runs
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