Pittsburgh Pirates at Washington Nationals 4/30/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, April 30, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jameson Taillon vs. Tanner Roark
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Nationals Park on Monday, April 30, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Jameson Taillon for the Pirates and Tanner Roark for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at +120 and Washington at -130. The Pirates have a 14-9-4 over/under record and a 15-12-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 12-15-0 against the run line and have a 12-13-2 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 14-9-4 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 15-12-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 12-13-2 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 12-15-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
04/17/18 2B Josh Harrison Hand 10-day DL (04/16)
04/03/18 P Joe Musgrove Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P A.J. Schugel Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Nick Burdi Elbow 60-day DL (02/20)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
04/25/18 P Shawn Kelley Arm 10-day DL (04/24)
04/23/18 3B Anthony Rendon Toe 10-day DL (04/19)
04/21/18 P Matt Grace Groin 10-day DL (04/21)
04/19/18 C Jhonatan Solano Elbow 60-day DL
04/17/18 RF Brian Goodwin Wrist 10-day DL (04/16)
04/11/18 CF Adam Eaton Ankle 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 10-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
03/27/18 2B Daniel Murphy Knee 10-day DL (03/27)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 16-11 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jameson Taillon has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.17 this year. He has 24 strikeouts over his 25.2 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 38 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.5 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 4.15. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 232 base hits and 113 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 88 batters and struck out 213. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .259, good for 6th in the league. The Pirates hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .240 with an on-base percentage of .304. He has 25 hits this season in 104 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .337 and an OPS+ of . Corey Dickerson is hitting .323 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 93 at bats. His OPS+ is while his slugging percentage is at .505. The Pirates have 241 hits, including 49 doubles and 28 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 95 times so far this season and they have struck out 204 times as a unit. They have left 187 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 135 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 11-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.77, Tanner Roark has a 1-2 record and a 1.00 WHIP this year. He has 28 strikeouts over the 31 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 20 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 0. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.03 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 95 batters and walked 36 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 199 base knocks and 110 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 87 hitters and struck out 270 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 15th in the league. The Nationals hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .455. He has 21 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 84 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .548 with an OPS+ of . Trea Turner is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .357. He has collected 29 hits in 110 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of and a slugging percentage of .355. The Nationals as a unit have 220 base hits, including 44 doubles and 29 homers. Washington has walked 119 times this year and they have struck out on 233 occasions. They have had 207 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 120 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +120 and over 7.5 total runs
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