Philadelphia Phillies at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Parlay 5/8/2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jerad Eickhoff vs. Jack Flaherty
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Busch Stadium on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to play the St. Louis Cardinals. The probable starters are Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies and Jack Flaherty for the Cardinals.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +140 and St. Louis at -150. The Phillies have a 15-18-1 over/under record and a 17-17-0 run line mark. The Cardinals are 23-12-0 against the run line and have a 18-14-3 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 15-18-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 17-17-0 against the run line
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 18-14-3 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 23-12-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
04/25/19 CF Roman Quinn Groin 10-day IL (04/25)
04/20/19 2B Scott Kingery Hamstring 10-day IL (04/20)
04/20/19 P Victor Arano Elbow 10-day IL (04/19)
04/17/19 P Tommy Hunter Forearm 60-day IL (03/25)
04/15/19 P David Robertson Elbow 10-day IL (04/15)
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
05/07/19 CF Harrison Bader Rest is not in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
04/17/19 P Mike Mayers Shoulder 10-day IL (04/16)
03/27/19 P Brett Cecil Arm 60-day IL (03/28)
03/27/19 P Carlos Martinez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Justin Williams Hand 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Phillies have a 19-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jerad Eickhoff has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.05 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 27 strikeouts over his 22 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 126 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 123 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 320 base hits and 143 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 110 batters and struck out 296. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .248, good for 13th in the league. The Phillies hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Maikel Franco is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 31 hits this season in 121 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .479 and an OPS+ of 112. Rhys Hoskins is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .412. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 121 at bats. His OPS+ is 166 while his slugging percentage is at .612. The Phillies have 289 hits, including 70 doubles and 41 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 140 times so far this season and they have struck out 307 times as a unit. They have left 252 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 5.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 172 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 21-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.17, Jack Flaherty has a 3-2 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 45 strikeouts over the 36.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.42. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.90 and they have given up 82 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .187 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 144 batters and walked 57 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 266 base knocks and 145 earned runs this season. They have given up 58 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 128 hitters and struck out 312 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.96.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 2nd in the league. The Cardinals hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .344, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Paul DeJong comes into this matchup batting .336 with an OBP of .405. He has 46 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 137 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .606 with an OPS+ of 169. Kolten Wong is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 27 hits in 111 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Cardinals as a unit have 314 base hits, including 62 doubles and 46 homers. St. Louis has walked 131 times this year and they have struck out on 294 occasions. They have had 258 men left on base and have an OPS of .782. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 180 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Phillies +140
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