Los Angeles Dodgers at St. Louis Cardinals 9/13/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, September 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Austin Gomber
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Busch Stadium on Thursday, September 13, 2018 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers and Austin Gomber for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -160 and St. Louis at +150. The Dodgers have a 62-76-7 over/under record and a 67-78-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 72-73-0 against the run line and have a 65-73-7 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-76-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-78-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 65-73-7 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 72-73-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/25/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/25)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (08/21)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
09/11/18 C Yadier Molina Hamstring is questionable Wednesday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
08/22/18 P Matt Pearce Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/04/18 CF Dexter Fowler Foot 60-day DL (08/04)
07/31/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
06/30/18 P Alex Reyes Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/20/18 P Matt Bowman Blister 10-day DL (06/20)
06/20/18 P Michael Wacha Oblique 60-day DL (06/20)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 78-67 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 2.42 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 134 strikeouts over his 137.1 innings pitched and he's given up 114 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 554 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.47. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,166 base hits and 507 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 380 batters and struck out 1,391. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.63.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .254 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 89 hits this season in 351 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .578 and an OPS+ of 155. Manny Machado is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 168 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 559 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .540. The Dodgers have 1,204 hits, including 258 doubles and 203 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 568 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,279 times as a unit. They have left 1,028 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 682 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 81-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.93, Austin Gomber has a 5-0 record and a 1.34 WHIP this year. He has 51 strikeouts over the 61.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 489 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 449 batters and walked 229 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,199 base knocks and 540 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 520 hitters and struck out 1,170 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Carpenter comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .387. He has 137 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 505 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .558 with an OPS+ of 155. Jose Ramirez is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .394. He has collected 147 hits in 524 at bats while driving in 98 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .571. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,234 base hits, including 219 doubles and 190 homers. St. Louis has walked 471 times this year and they have struck out on 1,227 occasions. They have had 988 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 679 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals +150 and over 7.5 total runs
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