Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Parlay 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Dakota Hudson
Busch Stadium is the site where Paul DeJong and the St. Louis Cardinals (73-59, 1st in NL Central) will play the Cincinnati Reds (63-69, 4th in NL Central) on Friday. The moneyline on this matchup has the Reds priced at +115 and the Cardinals are at -125. The over/under opens at 8.5.
The Reds have been a less than ideal play for wagerers, having gone 63-69-0 SU. The Cardinals cover 55.3% of the time, going 73-59-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a rough Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 52-75-5.
Cincinnati is covering 40.6% of the time away from home, having gone 26-38-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St. Louis is covering 62.5% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 40-24-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been a rough Over option for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 53-71-8.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
8/28/2019 Juan Graterol C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/28/2019 Jesse Winker LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
8/28/2019 Jose Martinez RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/21/2019 Tyler O'Neill LF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/21/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/11/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 63-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 10-11 record with an earned run average of 4.34 and a WHIP of 1.27 this season. He has 217 strikeouts over his 182.2 innings pitched and he's given up 158 hits. He's allowed 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 404 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 489 hitters and walked 195 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,059 base hits and 546 earned runs. They have allowed 174 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 441 batters and struck out 1,259. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .251, good for 17th in the league. The Reds hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .338. He has 121 hits this season in 472 at bats with 80 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .528 and an OPS+ of 118. Joey Votto is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 424 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .410. The Reds have 1,107 hits, including 191 doubles and 187 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 377 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,139 times as a unit. They have left 857 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 594 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 73-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.47, Dakota Hudson has a 13-6 record and a 1.48 WHIP. He has 106 strikeouts over the 140 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 141 hits. He's allowing 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.65 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 497 batters and walked 184 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,045 base knocks and 505 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 440 hitters and struck out 1,130 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.28.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Cardinals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Paul DeJong comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .331. He has 117 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 472 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .462 with an OPS+ of 106. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .261 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 127 hits in 487 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .472. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,084 base hits, including 197 doubles and 166 homers. St. Louis has walked 439 times this year and they have struck out on 1,110 occasions. They have had 882 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 610 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals and under the total runs
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