St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals 9/3/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jack Flaherty vs. Max Scherzer
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Nationals Park on Monday, September 3, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals and Max Scherzer for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at +183 and Washington at -197. The Cardinals have a 60-69-7 over/under record and a 67-69-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 64-72-0 against the run line and have a 60-72-4 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 60-69-7 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 67-69-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 60-72-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-72-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
08/29/18 2B Jedd Gyorko Groin 10-day DL (08/29)
08/28/18 2B Kolten Wong Hamstring 10-day DL (08/28)
08/26/18 P Mike Mayers Shoulder 10-day DL (08/26)
08/22/18 P Matt Pearce Shoulder 10-day DL (08/22)
08/04/18 CF Dexter Fowler Foot 60-day DL (08/04)
07/31/18 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
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)
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
09/02/18 C Matt Wieters Hip is questionable Sunday vs Milwaukee Brewers
08/21/18 P Tommy Milone Shoulder 10-day DL (08/20)
08/17/18 P Jeremy Hellickson Wrist 10-day DL (08/16)
08/14/18 LF Howie Kendrick Ankle is out for season
07/10/18 P Sean Doolittle Toe 10-day DL (07/07)
07/05/18 P Erick Fedde Oblique 60-day DL (07/05)
06/12/18 SS Adrian Sanchez Undisclosed 10-day DL (06/12)
04/21/18 P Matt Grace Groin 10-day DL (04/21)
04/19/18 C Jhonatan Solano Elbow 60-day DL (4/19)
03/30/18 P Joaquin Benoit Forearm 60-day DL (03/28)
03/30/18 P Koda Glover Shoulder 60-day DL (03/28)
03/26/18 P Joe Ross Elbow 60-day DL (02/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 76-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jack Flaherty has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 2.87 and a WHIP of 1.02 this year. He has 149 strikeouts over his 122.1 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 418 hitters and walked 205 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 1,107 base hits and 494 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 471 batters and struck out 1,091. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.90.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Yadier Molina is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 107 hits this season in 394 at bats with 57 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .444 and an OPS+ of 106. Matt Carpenter is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .387. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 470 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .579. The Cardinals have 1,156 hits, including 210 doubles and 175 home runs. St. Louis has walked 436 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,123 times as a unit. They have left 931 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 624 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 68-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.22, Max Scherzer has a 16-6 record and a 0.88 WHIP this year. He has 249 strikeouts over the 186.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 120 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 2.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 390 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 411 batters and walked 139 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,094 base knocks and 523 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 380 hitters and struck out 1,170 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 12th in the league. The Nationals hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Bryce Harper comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .377. He has 113 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 461 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .497 with an OPS+ of 128. Trea Turner is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 148 hits in 549 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .412. The Nationals as a unit have 1,153 base hits, including 226 doubles and 161 homers. Washington has walked 487 times this year and they have struck out on 1,085 occasions. They have had 956 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 622 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals -197 and over 7.5 total runs
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