Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Parlay 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Miles Mikolas
Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds (63-70, 4th in NL Central) head to Busch Stadium on Sunday where they'll take on the St. Louis Cardinals (73-59, 1st in NL Central). The Cardinals open this matchup at -143 while the Reds are priced at +133. The over/under is set at 8.5.
The Reds have been pretty good for baseball bettors, having gone 63-70-0 SU. St. Louis covers 55.3% of the time, going 73-59-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a solid Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 52-76-5.
The Reds are covering 40.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 26-39-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
St. Louis covers 62.5% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 40-24-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been a solid Under pick for O/U MLB wagerers, 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
8/30/2019 Lane Thomas CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
8/28/2019 Jose Martinez RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
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 63-70 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 2-10 record with an earned run average of 4.93 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 106 strikeouts over his 102.1 innings pitched and he's given up 109 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 495 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 4.2. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,072 base hits and 550 earned runs. They have allowed 178 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 444 batters and struck out 1,284. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.25.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .250, good for 18th in the league. The Reds hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 126 hits this season in 485 at bats with 83 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .538 and an OPS+ of 120. Joey Votto is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 437 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .403. The Reds have 1,120 hits, including 193 doubles and 190 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 382 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,162 times as a unit. They have left 865 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 602 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 73-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Miles Mikolas has a 8-13 record and a 1.23 WHIP. He has 119 strikeouts over the 154.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 165 hits. He's allowing 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. 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 1,051 base knocks and 508 earned runs this season. They have given up 156 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 443 hitters and struck out 1,139 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 4.29.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 22nd in the league. The Cardinals hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, 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 .247 with an OBP of .332. He has 118 hits this year along with 64 RBI in 478 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .458 with an OPS+ of 105. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .258 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 128 hits in 496 at bats while driving in 71 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .466. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,092 base hits, including 198 doubles and 167 homers. St. Louis has walked 440 times this year and they have struck out on 1,125 occasions. They have had 888 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 611 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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