St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds 6/8/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, June 8, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Luke Weaver vs. Matt Harvey
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Friday, June 8, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Luke Weaver for the Cardinals and Matt Harvey for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -147 and Cincinnati at +137. The Cardinals have a 22-32-5 over/under record and a 25-34-0 run line mark. The Reds are 30-32-0 against the run line and have a 29-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 22-32-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 25-34-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 29-30-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 30-32-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
06/06/18 3B Greg Garcia Paternity List is out indefinitely
05/31/18 P Alex Reyes Side 10-day DL (05/31) out for season
05/27/18 P Greg Holland Hip 10-day DL (05/26)
05/19/18 P Matt Bowman Finger 10-day DL (05/17)
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 Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/02/18 P Homer Bailey Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 32-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luke Weaver has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 57 strikeouts over his 63.1 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 191 hitters and walked 88 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 488 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 200 batters and struck out 492. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.84.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .241, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 59 hits this season in 214 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .374 and an OPS+ of 92. Jose Martinez is hitting .306 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .376. He has totaled 64 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 209 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Cardinals have 479 hits, including 82 doubles and 69 home runs. St. Louis has walked 196 times so far this season and they have struck out 514 times as a unit. They have left 398 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 252 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 21-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Matt Harvey has a 1-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 39 strikeouts over the 51.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 59 hits. He allows 10.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.12 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 223 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 580 base knocks and 310 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 234 hitters and struck out 476 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.80.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Reds hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .417. He has 68 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 221 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .443 with an OPS+ of 136. Scooter Gennett is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 78 hits in 227 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Reds as a unit have 533 base hits, including 97 doubles and 60 homers. Cincinnati has walked 217 times this year and they have struck out on 518 occasions. They have had 469 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.1 runs per game and totaled 254 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -147 and over 9.5 total runs
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