St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds 7/25/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Sal Romano
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals and Sal Romano for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -123 and Cincinnati at +113. The Cardinals have a 46-49-5 over/under record and a 45-55-0 run line mark. The Reds are 57-43-0 against the run line and have a 53-42-5 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 46-49-5 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 45-55-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 53-42-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 57-43-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
07/23/18 2B Kolten Wong Knee 10-day DL (07/22)
07/21/18 P Carlos Martinez Oblique 10-day DL (07/20)
07/08/18 LF Tyler O'Neill Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
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)
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
07/24/18 P Homer Bailey Knee 10-day DL (05/30); expected to be activated and start Tuesday vs St. Louis Cardinals
07/21/18 2B Alex Blandino Knee 10-day DL (07/21)
07/19/18 LF Scott Schebler Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 50-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 3.15 and a WHIP of 1.11 this year. He has 96 strikeouts over his 80 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.72 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 318 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 834 base hits and 393 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 356 batters and struck out 813. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .247, good for 14th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 98 hits this season in 373 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .373 and an OPS+ of 86. Matt Carpenter is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 340 at bats. His OPS+ is 163 while his slugging percentage is at .591. The Cardinals have 836 hits, including 143 doubles and 127 home runs. St. Louis has walked 327 times so far this season and they have struck out 847 times as a unit. They have left 674 men on base and have a team OPS of .722. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 448 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 44-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.19, Sal Romano has a 5-8 record and a 1.43 WHIP this year. He has 74 strikeouts over the 104 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 108 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 369 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 338 batters and walked 161 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 927 base knocks and 476 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 353 hitters and struck out 762 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.78.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .418. He has 99 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 350 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .431 with an OPS+ of 131. Scooter Gennett is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 115 hits in 362 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .508. The Reds as a unit have 892 base hits, including 160 doubles and 103 homers. Cincinnati has walked 385 times this year and they have struck out on 823 occasions. They have had 768 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 468 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -123 and over 9.5 total runs
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