Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds MLB Parlay 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Rookie Davis vs. Luis Castillo
Great American Ball Park is the site where Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds (23-28, 5th in NL Central) will play the Pittsburgh Pirates (25-24, 3rd in NL Central) on Monday. The Pirates open this matchup at +191 while the Reds are coming in at -206. The over/under opens at 9.
The Pirates have been hot and cold for oddsmakers, having gone 25-24-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 45.1% of the time, going 23-28-0 straight up. The Reds have been a great pick for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 13-7-0 SU. Pittsburgh has gone 14-15-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 48.3% of the time.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a rough Under bet for over/under bettors, having gone 28-21-0.
The Pirates are covering 57.7% of the time as the away team, having gone 15-11-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds are covering 52.4% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 11-10-0 SU.
The Reds have been an awful Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 19-31-1.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
5/25/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/25/2019 Chris Stratton RP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/25/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Probable for May 26
5/24/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/23/2019 Jung Ho Kang 3B Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/22/2019 Nik Turley SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/19/2019 Trevor Williams SP Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/16/2019 Keone Kela RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 30
5/13/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
5/11/2019 Nick Burdi RP Biceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 30
4/25/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 4
3/28/2019 Edgar Santana RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2019 Chad Kuhl SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
5/21/2019 Zach Duke RP Calf Expected to be out until at least May 31
5/21/2019 Alex Blandino SS Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/15/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
5/15/2019 Scooter Gennett 2B Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 25-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rookie Davis has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.67 this season. He has 2 strikeouts over his 3 innings pitched and he's given up 3 hits. He's allowed 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 179 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 209 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 419 base hits and 222 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 169 batters and struck out 434. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 3.96.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .245, good for 19th in the league. The Pirates hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .341 with an on-base percentage of .407. He has 63 hits this season in 185 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .714 and an OPS+ of 195. Melky Cabrera is hitting .326 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .362. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 141 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Pirates have 415 hits, including 86 doubles and 47 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 131 times so far this season and they have struck out 405 times as a unit. They have left 344 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 3.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 190 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 23-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.38, Luis Castillo has a 5-1 record and a 1.04 WHIP. He has 78 strikeouts over the 64.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 39 hits. He's allowing 5.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 157 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 202 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 392 base knocks and 183 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 169 hitters and struck out 498 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.62.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 26th in the league. The Reds hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .346. He has 50 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 187 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .545 with an OPS+ of 128. Jose Iglesias is hitting .304 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 49 hits in 161 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Reds as a unit have 380 base hits, including 61 doubles and 73 homers. Cincinnati has walked 156 times this year and they have struck out on 455 occasions. They have had 306 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 4.18 runs per game and totaled 213 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +191
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