Pittsburgh Pirates at Cleveland Indians 7/24/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Musgrove vs. Shane Bieber
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Progressive Field on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Joe Musgrove for the Pirates and Shane Bieber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at +150 and Cleveland at -160. The Pirates have a 49-45-6 over/under record and a 49-51-0 run line mark. The Indians are 46-52-0 against the run line and have a 52-42-4 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 49-45-6 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 49-51-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 52-42-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 46-52-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
07/22/18 2B Josh Harrison Hamstring is "?" Monday vs Cleveland Indians
07/14/18 C Francisco Cervelli Concussion 7-day DL (07/14)
06/29/18 P Chad Kuhl Forearm 10-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)
03/26/18 P Nick Burdi Elbow 60-day DL (02/20)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 51-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.08 and a WHIP of 1.38 this year. He has 50 strikeouts over his 53 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 331 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 384 hitters and walked 149 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 870 base hits and 421 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 316 batters and struck out 853. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.02.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .254, good for 11th in the league. The Pirates hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Starling Marte is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 97 hits this season in 338 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 123. Corey Dickerson is hitting .315 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 107 hits and he has driven in 42 men in 340 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .509. The Pirates have 862 hits, including 175 doubles and 106 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 305 times so far this season and they have struck out 751 times as a unit. They have left 674 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 452 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 54-44 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.53, Shane Bieber has a 5-1 record and a 1.34 WHIP this year. He has 42 strikeouts over the 43.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 50 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.34 and they have given up 270 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 88 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 831 base knocks and 398 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 242 hitters and struck out 901 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .370. He has 117 hits this year along with 63 RBI in 400 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .563 with an OPS+ of 145. Jose Ramirez is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .404. He has collected 112 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 173 and a slugging percentage of .637. The Indians as a unit have 884 base hits, including 201 doubles and 137 homers. Cleveland has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 762 occasions. They have had 678 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 512 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -160 and over 9.5 total runs
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