St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds 6/9/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Wacha vs. Luis Castillo
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Michael Wacha for the Cardinals and Luis Castillo for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -112 and Cincinnati at +102. The Cardinals have a 22-33-5 over/under record and a 26-34-0 run line mark. The Reds are 31-32-0 against the run line and have a 30-30-3 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 22-33-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 26-34-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 30-30-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 31-32-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
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 33-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Wacha has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 2.41 and a WHIP of 1.10 this year. He has 61 strikeouts over his 71 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 6.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.56 and they have given up 207 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 194 hitters and walked 89 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.52. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 491 base hits and 215 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 202 batters and struck out 500. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .242, good for 19th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 60 hits this season in 218 at bats with 30 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .372 and an OPS+ of 91. Jose Martinez is hitting .311 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .379. He has totaled 66 hits and he has driven in 35 men in 212 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .472. The Cardinals have 490 hits, including 82 doubles and 71 home runs. St. Louis has walked 197 times so far this season and they have struck out 520 times as a unit. They have left 405 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 256 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 22-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.64, Luis Castillo has a 4-6 record and a 1.45 WHIP this year. He has 64 strikeouts over the 67 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 71 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.06 and they have given up 233 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 228 batters and walked 109 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 5.01. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 593 base knocks and 314 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 237 hitters and struck out 487 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Reds hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .419. He has 68 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 224 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .438 with an OPS+ of 135. Scooter Gennett is hitting .344 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 78 hits in 227 at bats while driving in 44 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .568. The Reds as a unit have 543 base hits, including 99 doubles and 61 homers. Cincinnati has walked 222 times this year and they have struck out on 527 occasions. They have had 475 men left on base and have an OPS of .712. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 261 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -112 and over 8.5 total runs
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