Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 4/17/2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Williams vs. Spencer Turnbull
The Pittsburgh Pirates visit Comerica Park on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Trevor Williams for the Pirates and Spencer Turnbull for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Pittsburgh at -108 and Detroit at -102. The Pirates have a 6-8-0 over/under record and a 8-6-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 9-6-0 against the run line and have a 4-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 8-6-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 4-11-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 9-6-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
04/12/19 SS Kevin Newman Finger 10-day IL (04/09)
04/05/19 P Kyle Crick Triceps 10-day IL (04/04)
04/04/19 LF Corey Dickerson Shoulder 10-day IL (04/04)
03/30/19 P Dovydas Neverauskas Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/30/19 P Edgar Santana Elbow 60-day IL (03/30); is out for season
03/28/19 C Elias Diaz Illness 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 1B Jose Osuna Neck 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Finger 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 P Chad Kuhl Elbow 60-day IL (03/01)
03/25/19 RF Gregory Polanco Shoulder is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/16/19 2B Josh Harrison Shoulder is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
04/16/19 RF Nicholas Castellanos Toe is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
04/15/19 2B Niko Goodrum Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Pittsburgh Pirates
04/14/19 SS Jordy Mercer Quad 10-day IL (04/14)
04/06/19 P Matt Moore Knee 10-day IL (04/07)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 8-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Williams has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 0.98 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 59 hitters and walked 18 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 6.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 2.69. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 92 base hits and 38 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 138. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.05 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .241, good for 18th in the league. The Pirates hold a .381 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .314 with an on-base percentage of .390. He has 16 hits this season in 51 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .627 and an OPS+ of 165. Adam Frazier is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Pirates have 115 hits, including 26 doubles and 11 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 48 times so far this season and they have struck out 120 times as a unit. They have left 106 men on base and have a team OPS of .698. They score 3.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 51 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 8-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.80, Spencer Turnbull has a 0-2 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 15 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He's allowing 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.44 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .193 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 48 batters and walked 23 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 2.98. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 103 base knocks and 44 earned runs this season. They have given up 15 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.14 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .201, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .312 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .283, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.6 hits per contest. Nicholas Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .255 with an OBP of .340. He has 12 hits this year along with 2 RBI in 47 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .383 with an OPS+ of 96. Niko Goodrum is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .420. He has collected 12 hits in 41 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Tigers as a unit have 99 base hits, including 30 doubles and 7 homers. Detroit has walked 51 times this year and they have struck out on 149 occasions. They have had 112 men left on base and have an OPS of .596. They have scored 2.67 runs per game and totaled 40 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates -108
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