St. Louis Cardinals at San Diego Padres 5/12/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, May 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Wacha vs. Tyson Ross
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Petco Park on Saturday, May 12, 2018 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Michael Wacha for the Cardinals and Tyson Ross for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -125 and San Diego at +115. The Cardinals have a 13-18-4 over/under record and a 15-20-0 run line mark. The Padres are 17-22-0 against the run line and have a 17-20-2 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 13-18-4 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 15-20-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 17-20-2 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 17-22-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
05/10/18 P Carlos Martinez Back 10-day DL (05/10)
05/07/18 P Dominic Leone Arm 10-day DL (05/06)
05/06/18 C Yadier Molina Groin 10-day DL (05/06)
04/23/18 P Adam Wainwright Elbow 10-day DL (04/20)
03/31/18 P Alex Reyes Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/18 P Brett Cecil Shoulder 10-day DL (03/31)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/01/18 C Austin Hedges Elbow 10-day DL (05/01)
04/29/18 1B Wil Myers Oblique 10-day DL (04/29)
04/22/18 RF Hunter Renfroe Elbow 10-day DL (04/18)
04/15/18 P Dinelson Lamet Forearm 60-day DL (03/26)
04/11/18 P Kirby Yates Ankle 10-day DL (04/08)
04/04/18 2B Allen Cordoba Concussion 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 RF Alex Dickerson Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 21-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Wacha has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.43 this year. He has 31 strikeouts over his 37.2 innings pitched and he's given up 36 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 117 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.32. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 294 base hits and 120 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 124 batters and struck out 285. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .229, good for 26th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Jose Martinez is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .359. He has 36 hits this season in 125 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .456 and an OPS+ of 127. Marcell Ozuna is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .283. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 138 at bats. His OPS+ is 72 while his slugging percentage is at .333. The Cardinals have 268 hits, including 48 doubles and 43 home runs. St. Louis has walked 135 times so far this season and they have struck out 314 times as a unit. They have left 237 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 150 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 14-25 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.67, Tyson Ross has a 2-3 record and a 1.20 WHIP this year. He has 46 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 34 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.24 and they have given up 123 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 169 batters and walked 56 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 342 base knocks and 166 earned runs this season. They have given up 35 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 151 hitters and struck out 359 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 29th in the league. The Padres hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Eric Hosmer comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .368. He has 35 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 133 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 137. Jose Pirela is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 40 hits in 153 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .333. The Padres as a unit have 292 base hits, including 55 doubles and 35 homers. San Diego has walked 121 times this year and they have struck out on 385 occasions. They have had 246 men left on base and have an OPS of .661. They have scored 3.69 runs per game and totaled 144 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -125 and over 7.5 total runs
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