San Diego Padres at Pittsburgh Pirates 5/20/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Lyles vs. Trevor Williams
The San Diego Padres visit PNC Park on Sunday, May 20, 2018 to play the Pittsburgh Pirates. The probable starters are Jordan Lyles for the Padres and Trevor Williams for the Pirates.
The opening line for this matchup has San Diego at +140 and Pittsburgh at -150. The Padres have a 20-24-2 over/under record and a 22-24-0 run line mark. The Pirates are 22-22-0 against the run line and have a 22-17-5 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 20-24-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 22-24-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 22-17-5 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 22-22-0 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
05/19/18 CF Starling Marte Oblique 10-day DL (05/16)
05/18/18 C Francisco Cervelli Finger is "?" Saturday vs San Diego Padres
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 18-28 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Lyles has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.53 and a WHIP of 0.91 this year. He has 32 strikeouts over his 32 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.11 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 against the bullpen and they've struck out 194 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.13. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 399 base hits and 191 earned runs. They have allowed 44 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 418. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 3.89.
As a team San Diego is hitting .228, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Eric Hosmer is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 44 hits this season in 159 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .503 and an OPS+ of 146. 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 349 hits, including 71 doubles and 38 home runs. San Diego has walked 144 times so far this season and they have struck out 451 times as a unit. They have left 292 men on base and have a team OPS of .662. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 171 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 26-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.72, Trevor Williams has a 5-2 record and a 1.13 WHIP this year. He has 35 strikeouts over the 53 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 58 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 3.98. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 375 base knocks and 174 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 134 hitters and struck out 364 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 4th in the league. The Pirates hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .355. He has 50 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 157 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .516 with an OPS+ of 136. Josh Bell is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 43 hits in 160 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 108 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Pirates as a unit have 389 base hits, including 83 doubles and 49 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 155 times this year and they have struck out on 338 occasions. They have had 309 men left on base and have an OPS of .761. They have scored 4.95 runs per game and totaled 218 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Padres +140 and over 8 total runs
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