Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds MLB Parlay 7/31/2019
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Dario Agrazal vs. Luis Castillo
Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds (49-55, 4th in NL Central) play the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-60, 5th in NL Central) at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. The Pirates open this game at +185 while the Reds are priced at -200. The over/under is set at 9.5.
The Pirates have been a lousy play for baseball wagerers, having gone 46-60-0 SU. The Reds cover 47.1% of the time, going 49-55-0 straight up. The Reds have been great for bettors as favorites, going 24-18-0 SU. The Pirates cover 40.5% of the time as the underdog, having gone 30-44-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a strong Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 60-42-4.
The Pirates cover 41.1% of the time as the visitor, having gone 23-33-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati covers 52.9% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 27-24-0 SU.
The Reds have been a great Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 38-63-3.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
7/29/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Groin Probable for Jul 30
7/29/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/28/2019 Steven Brault SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 6
7/27/2019 Rookie Davis RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 9
7/25/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
7/25/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/25/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/24/2019 Clay Holmes RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/24/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
6/25/2019 Nick Burdi RP Collarbone Out for the season
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
7/29/2019 Eugenio Suarez 3B Back Probable for Jul 30
7/29/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Knee Probable for Jul 30
7/28/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/28/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/28/2019 David Hernandez RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/26/2019 Juan Graterol C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 46-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dario Agrazal has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.24 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 33.1 innings pitched and he's given up 28 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.75 and they have given up 396 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 429 hitters and walked 189 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.98. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 960 base hits and 521 earned runs. They have allowed 156 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 384 batters and struck out 929. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.79.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .267, good for 5th in the league. The Pirates hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Starling Marte is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 114 hits this season in 400 at bats with 61 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 112. Josh Bell is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 391 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .591. The Pirates have 990 hits, including 219 doubles and 112 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 282 times so far this season and they have struck out 826 times as a unit. They have left 734 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 492 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 49-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.71, Luis Castillo has a 9-4 record and a 1.15 WHIP. He has 144 strikeouts over the 123 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 82 hits. He's allowing 6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 384 batters and walked 154 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 830 base knocks and 408 earned runs this season. They have given up 130 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 346 hitters and struck out 998 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 21st in the league. The Reds hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .350. He has 97 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 369 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .398 with an OPS+ of 93. Yasiel Puig is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .305. He has collected 94 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .480. The Reds as a unit have 860 base hits, including 151 doubles and 141 homers. Cincinnati has walked 303 times this year and they have struck out on 907 occasions. They have had 661 men left on base and have an OPS of .737. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 469 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +185 and under 9.5 runs
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