Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds 9/28/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, September 28, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Nick Kingham vs. Anthony DeSclafani
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Great American Ball Park on Friday, September 28, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Nick Kingham for the Pirates and Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at -110 and Cincinnati at -110. The Pirates have a 70-79-8 over/under record and a 78-79-0 run line mark. The Reds are 87-72-0 against the run line and have a 76-77-6 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 70-79-8 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 78-79-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-77-6 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 87-72-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
09/22/18 P Joe Musgrove Abdominal is out for season
09/19/18 RF Gregory Polanco Knee 10-day DL (09/15)
06/29/18 P Chad Kuhl Forearm 60-day DL (06/27)
06/29/18 P Nik Turley Arm 60-day DL (06/29)
03/26/18 P A.J. Schugel Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/30/18 P Robert Stephenson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/27)
07/26/18 LF Jesse Winker Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
07/25/18 C Tyler Stephenson Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/21/18 2B Alex Blandino Knee 60-day DL (07/21)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 80-77 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nick Kingham has a 5-7 record with an earned run average of 5.23 and a WHIP of 1.33 this year. He has 66 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.11 and they have given up 500 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 556 hitters and walked 233 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.01. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 1,345 base hits and 624 earned runs. They have allowed 169 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 484 batters and struck out 1,291. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .254, good for 10th in the league. The Pirates hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Starling Marte is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .322. He has 150 hits this season in 545 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 110. Corey Dickerson is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 148 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 496 at bats. His OPS+ is 118 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Pirates have 1,348 hits, including 280 doubles and 153 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 462 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,203 times as a unit. They have left 1,042 men on base and have a team OPS of .725. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 678 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 66-93 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Anthony DeSclafani has a 7-7 record and a 1.31 WHIP this year. He has 102 strikeouts over the 110 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 115 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 567 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 522 batters and walked 243 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,462 base knocks and 730 earned runs this season. They have given up 224 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 525 hitters and struck out 1,237 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.67.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Reds hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jose Peraza comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .330. He has 181 hits this year along with 57 RBI in 620 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .423 with an OPS+ of 100. Scooter Gennett is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 181 hits in 579 at bats while driving in 92 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Reds as a unit have 1,379 base hits, including 248 doubles and 167 homers. Cincinnati has walked 549 times this year and they have struck out on 1,338 occasions. They have had 1,157 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 684 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Reds -110 and over 9 total runs
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