San Diego Padres at Pittsburgh Pirates 5/19/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Richard vs. Nick Kingham
The San Diego Padres visit PNC Park on Saturday, May 19, 2018 to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. The probable starters are Clayton Richard for the Padres and Nick Kingham for the Pirates.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +116 and Pittsburgh at -126. The Padres have a 20-23-2 over/under record and a 21-24-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 22-21-0 against the run line and have a 22-16-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 20-23-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 21-24-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 22-16-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 22-21-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/15/18 P Joey Lucchesi Side 10-day DL (05/15)
05/14/18 P Kazuhisa Makita Side 10-day DL (05/13)
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
05/18/18 CF Starling Marte Oblique 10-day DL (05/18)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 17-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Richard has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 5.20 and a WHIP of 1.45 this year. He has 50 strikeouts over his 53.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 190 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.18. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 391 base hits and 189 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 171 batters and struck out 412. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 3.87.
As a team San Diego is hitting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Padres hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .367. He has 42 hits this season in 156 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .487 and an OPS+ of 139. Jose Pirela is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 177 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .339. The Padres have 343 hits, including 69 doubles and 38 home runs. San Diego has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 443 times as a unit. They have left 288 men on base and have a team OPS of .665. They score 3.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 168 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 26-17 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.92, Nick Kingham has a 2-0 record and a 0.65 WHIP this year. He has 16 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 7 hits. He allows 5.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 2.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 164 batters and walked 56 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.03. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 369 base knocks and 172 earned runs this season. They have given up 44 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 132 hitters and struck out 356 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 7th in the league. The Pirates hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .316 with an OBP of .354. He has 48 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 152 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 135. Josh Bell is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .345. He has collected 42 hits in 156 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .410. The Pirates as a unit have 381 base hits, including 80 doubles and 49 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 149 times this year and they have struck out on 332 occasions. They have had 296 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 216 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Padres +116 and over 8.5 total runs
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