Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants 8/12/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Joe Musgrove vs. Dereck Rodriguez
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit AT&T Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Joe Musgrove for the Pirates and Dereck Rodriguez for the Giants.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at +114 and San Francisco at -124. The Pirates have a 58-52-7 over/under record and a 56-61-0 run line mark. The Giants are 61-56-0 against the run line and have a 55-57-5 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 58-52-7 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 56-61-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 55-57-5 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 61-56-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
08/08/18 RF Sean Rodriguez Abdominal 10-day DL (08/06)
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)
03/26/18 P Nick Burdi Elbow 60-day DL (02/20)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 10-day DL (07/31)
07/27/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee 10-day DL (07/26)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
06/20/18 P Hunter Strickland Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 60-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Joe Musgrove has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 3.41 and a WHIP of 1.22 this year. He has 56 strikeouts over his 74 innings pitched and he's given up 71 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.24 and they have given up 392 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 428 hitters and walked 181 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 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 1,034 base hits and 490 earned runs. They have allowed 122 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 383 batters and struck out 941. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Pirates hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Josh Harrison is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .299. He has 73 hits this season in 284 at bats with 32 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .370 and an OPS+ of 79. Starling Marte is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 55 men in 397 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .474. The Pirates have 1,017 hits, including 202 doubles and 125 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 351 times so far this season and they have struck out 892 times as a unit. They have left 781 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 537 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 58-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.34, Dereck Rodriguez has a 5-1 record and a 1.06 WHIP this year. He has 61 strikeouts over the 73 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 378 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 404 batters and walked 153 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,014 base knocks and 469 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 377 hitters and struck out 912 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Giants hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .350. He has 112 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 402 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 127. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .260 this season and he has an OBP of .360. He has collected 109 hits in 420 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .421. The Giants as a unit have 1,013 base hits, including 206 doubles and 107 homers. San Francisco has walked 360 times this year and they have struck out on 1,023 occasions. They have had 842 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.09 runs per game and totaled 478 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +114 and over 8.5 total runs
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