Los Angeles Dodgers at Philadelphia Phillies MLB Parlay 7/18/2019
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Aaron Nola
Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers (63-34, 1st in NL West) are headed to Citizens Bank Park on Thursday where they'll meet the Philadelphia Phillies (49-46, 3rd in NL East). The Dodgers open this contest at +115 while the Phillies are priced at -125. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Dodgers have been a strong option for baseball bettors, having gone 63-34-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 51.6% of the time, going 49-46-0 straight up. The Phillies have been a strong option for baseball bettors as a favorite, going 36-26-0 SU. The Dodgers cover 50.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 2-2-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been an inconsistent Under play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 48-44-5.
The Dodgers cover 54.2% of the time on the road, having gone 26-22-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies cover 59.2% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 29-20-0 SU.
The Phillies have been an inconsistent Over play for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 45-47-3.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
7/17/2019 Kenley Jansen RP Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/15/2019 Chris Taylor LF Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
7/14/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
7/1/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
6/28/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
7/16/2019 Maikel Franco 3B Groin Probable for Jul 17
7/16/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/16/2019 Jean Segura SS Heel Probable for Jul 17
7/16/2019 Jay Bruce LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/14/2019 Juan Nicasio RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Jul 17
7/14/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/13/2019 Sean Rodriguez 3B Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
7/12/2019 Pat Neshek RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
6/30/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/24/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/22/2019 Jerad Eickhoff SP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
6/14/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 63-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.23 this season. He has 69 strikeouts over his 66.2 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 305 hitters and walked 104 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.4. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 728 base hits and 327 earned runs. They have allowed 119 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 216 batters and struck out 875. They have walked 2.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.09 and their FIP as a unit is 3.84.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .264, good for 7th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 86 hits this season in 322 at bats with 64 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .537 and an OPS+ of 135. Cody Bellinger is hitting .341 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .436. He has totaled 114 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 334 at bats. His OPS+ is 194 while his slugging percentage is at .707. The Dodgers have 872 hits, including 175 doubles and 161 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 367 times so far this season and they have struck out 784 times as a unit. They have left 719 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.39 runs per contest and have scored a total of 523 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 49-46 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.63, Aaron Nola has a 8-2 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 133 strikeouts over the 116.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 105 hits. He's allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 331 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 317 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 871 base knocks and 445 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 317 hitters and struck out 793 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 5.11.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Phillies hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Rhys Hoskins comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .405. He has 87 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 326 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .537 with an OPS+ of 142. Bryce Harper is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 88 hits in 347 at bats while driving in 62 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .464. The Phillies as a unit have 790 base hits, including 181 doubles and 122 homers. Philadelphia has walked 347 times this year and they have struck out on 822 occasions. They have had 661 men left on base and have an OPS of .746. They have scored 4.84 runs per game and totaled 460 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Dodgers +115 and under 9.5 runs
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