Monday, June 5, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Amir Garrett
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Monday, June 5, 2017 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Amir Garrett for the Reds.
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The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -130 and Cincinnati at +120. The Cardinals have a 28-23-2 over/under record and a 26-27-0 run line mark. The Reds are 30-24-0 against the run line and have a 30-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 28-23-2 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 26-27-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 30-22-2 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 30-24-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/03/17 3B Jedd Gyorko Paternity List is expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Chicago Cubs
06/01/17 P Zach Duke Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
05/28/17 2B Kolten Wong Elbow 10-day DL (05/27)
04/10/17 P Alex Reyes Elbow 10-day DL (03/30)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/04/17 P Amir Garrett Hip 10-day DL (05/24); expected to be activated & start Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/04/17 LF Scott Schebler Shoulder left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
06/03/17 CF Billy Hamilton Shoulder left last game, "?" Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
05/20/17 C Stuart Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (05/20)
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (04/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 60-day DL (04/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 26-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.08 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 80 strikeouts over his 73 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 163 hitters and walked 72 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 441 base hits and 201 earned runs. They have allowed 55 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 457. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .250, good for 16th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Yadier Molina is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .293. He has 45 hits this season in 180 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 83. Aledmys Diaz is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .288. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 204 at bats. His OPS+ is 80 while his slugging percentage is at .387. The Cardinals have 453 hits, including 95 doubles and 54 home runs. St. Louis has walked 184 times so far this season and they have struck out 429 times as a unit. They have left 373 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 217 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 25-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.00, Amir Garrett has a 3-3 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 35 strikeouts over the 45 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 41 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.42 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 460 base knocks and 260 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 215 hitters and struck out 412 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.09.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Reds hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Zack Cozart comes into this matchup batting .335 with an OBP of .423. He has 59 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 176 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 161. Joey Votto is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .410. He has collected 54 hits in 192 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Reds as a unit have 492 base hits, including 95 doubles and 75 homers. Cincinnati has walked 177 times this year and they have struck out on 439 occasions. They have had 393 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 4.96 runs per game and totaled 268 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +120
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