St. Louis Cardinals at Washington Nationals 9/4/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Miles Mikolas vs. Erick Fedde
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Nationals Park on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to play the Washington Nationals. The probable starters are Miles Mikolas for the Cardinals and Erick Fedde for the Nationals.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at -122 and Washington at +112. The Cardinals have a 61-69-7 over/under record and a 67-70-0 run line mark. The Nationals are 64-73-0 against the run line and have a 61-72-4 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 61-69-7 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 67-70-0 against the run line
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Washington Nationals are 61-72-4 against the over/under
The Washington Nationals are 64-73-0 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 P Erick Fedde Oblique 60-day DL (07/05); expected to be activated and start Tuesday vs St Louis
09/02/18 C Matt Wieters Hip is questionable Monday vs St. Louis Cardinals
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)
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 76-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Miles Mikolas has a 13-4 record with an earned run average of 2.96 and a WHIP of 1.11 this year. He has 117 strikeouts over his 167 innings pitched and he's given up 158 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 421 hitters and walked 208 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 1,124 base hits and 504 earned runs. They have allowed 117 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 480 batters and struck out 1,105. 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 3.91.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .250, good for 15th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Matt Carpenter is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .389. He has 130 hits this season in 476 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 159. Yadier Molina is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 57 men in 399 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .441. The Cardinals have 1,167 hits, including 212 doubles and 175 home runs. St. Louis has walked 449 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,145 times as a unit. They have left 950 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 628 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 68-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Erick Fedde has a 1-3 record and a 1.64 WHIP this year. He has 19 strikeouts over the 28 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.89 and they have given up 393 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 414 batters and walked 143 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,114 base knocks and 536 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 395 hitters and struck out 1,183 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 10th in the league. The Nationals hold a .414 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Trea Turner comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .337. He has 151 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 558 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 96. Bryce Harper is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 114 hits in 466 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Nationals as a unit have 1,170 base hits, including 228 doubles and 162 homers. Washington has walked 492 times this year and they have struck out on 1,099 occasions. They have had 967 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 631 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Nationals +112 and over 9 total runs
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