San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals 9/21/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, September 21, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. John Gant
The San Francisco Giants visit Busch Stadium on Friday, September 21, 2018 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Madison Bumgarner for the Giants and John Gant for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has San Francisco at +130 and St. Louis at -150. The Giants have a 63-83-7 over/under record and a 78-75-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 75-78-0 against the run line and have a 70-76-7 over/under record.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 63-83-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 78-75-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 70-76-7 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 75-78-0 against the run line
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
09/19/18 1B Brandon Belt Knee is questionable
08/30/18 C Buster Posey Hip 60-day DL (08/25)
08/30/18 CF Steve Duggar Shoulder 10-day DL (08/29); is out for season
08/07/18 P Johnny Cueto Elbow 60-day DL (08/11)
07/31/18 3B Pablo Sandoval Hamstring 60-day DL (07/31)
07/15/18 P Jeff Samardzija Shoulder 60-day DL (07/15)
05/22/18 P Jose Valdez Elbow 10-day DL (05/22)
03/30/18 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day DL (03/29)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
08/22/18 P Matt Pearce Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/04/18 CF Dexter Fowler Foot 60-day DL (08/04)
07/31/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
06/30/18 P Alex Reyes Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/20/18 P Matt Bowman Blister 10-day DL (06/20)
06/20/18 P Michael Wacha Oblique 60-day DL (06/20)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 72-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 6-6 record with an earned run average of 3.14 and a WHIP of 1.22 this year. He has 98 strikeouts over his 117.2 innings pitched and he's given up 103 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.59 and they have given up 473 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the bullpen and they've struck out 523 hitters and walked 202 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,281 base hits and 583 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 495 batters and struck out 1,198. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team San Francisco is hitting .241, good for 23rd in the league. The Giants hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Brandon Crawford is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 131 hits this season in 505 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 98. Brandon Belt is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 101 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 399 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .414. The Giants have 1,262 hits, including 244 doubles and 129 home runs. San Francisco has walked 429 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,375 times as a unit. They have left 1,045 men on base and have a team OPS of .675. They score 3.79 runs per contest and have scored a total of 580 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 84-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.53, John Gant has a 7-6 record and a 1.25 WHIP this year. He has 90 strikeouts over the 107 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 83 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 525 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 486 batters and walked 249 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,276 base knocks and 579 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 557 hitters and struck out 1,255 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.97.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Matt Carpenter comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .381. He has 139 hits this year along with 77 RBI in 529 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 148. Jose Ramirez is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .395. He has collected 151 hits in 540 at bats while driving in 101 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .572. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,297 base hits, including 230 doubles and 199 homers. St. Louis has walked 500 times this year and they have struck out on 1,307 occasions. They have had 1,040 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 720 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Giants +130 and over 7.5 total runs
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