St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks 7/2/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, July 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Martinez vs. Robbie Ray
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Chase Field on Monday, July 2, 2018 to play the Arizona Diamondbacks. The probable starters are Carlos Martinez for the Cardinals and Robbie Ray for the Diamondbacks.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at +120 and Arizona at -130. The Cardinals have a 32-44-5 over/under record and a 35-46-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 45-38-0 against the run line and have a 38-40-5 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 32-44-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 35-46-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 38-40-5 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 45-38-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
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 10-day DL (06/20)
06/09/18 P Tyler Lyons Elbow 10-day DL (06/06)
05/18/18 3B Paul DeJong Hand 10-day DL (05/18)
05/16/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/16)
05/15/18 P Adam Wainwright Elbow 60-day DL (05/14)
05/07/18 P Dominic Leone Arm 60-day DL (05/06)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
06/30/18 SS Deven Marrero Oblique 10-day DL (06/29)
06/30/18 SS Ketel Marte Hamstring left last game, is "?" Sunday vs San Francisco Giants
06/28/18 C Alex Avila Hamstring 10-day DL (06/24)
06/25/18 P Clay Buchholz Oblique 10-day DL (06/25)
06/01/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm is out for season
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 42-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Martinez has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.22 and a WHIP of 1.43 this year. He has 73 strikeouts over his 72.2 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 272 hitters and walked 115 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 665 base hits and 304 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 284 batters and struck out 683. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.89.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .241, good for 18th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 85 hits this season in 298 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .419 and an OPS+ of 104. Jose Martinez is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 84 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 280 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .500. The Cardinals have 660 hits, including 108 doubles and 103 home runs. St. Louis has walked 260 times so far this season and they have struck out 710 times as a unit. They have left 543 men on base and have a team OPS of .709. They score 4.26 runs per contest and have scored a total of 345 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 47-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.01, Robbie Ray has a 3-0 record and a 1.37 WHIP this year. He has 51 strikeouts over the 33.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He allows 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.51 and they have given up 221 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .215 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 246 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 651 base knocks and 285 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 250 hitters and struck out 720 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 29th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .374. He has 80 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 303 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 131. David Peralta is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 83 hits in 295 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .508. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 626 base hits, including 125 doubles and 93 homers. Arizona has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 759 occasions. They have had 533 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 361 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks -130 and over 8 total runs
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