Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets MLB Parlay 7/27/2019
Saturday, July 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Williams vs. Steven Matz
Citi Field is the venue where Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (47-55, 4th in NL East) will play the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-56, 5th in NL Central) on Saturday. The Pirates open this matchup at +145 while the Mets are priced at -155. The over/under opens at 9.
The Pirates have been a hot and cold choice for wagerers, having gone 46-56-0 SU. New York covers 46.1% of the time, going 47-55-0 straight up. The Mets have been a good option for MLB wagerers as the favorite, going 27-25-0 SU. Pittsburgh covers 42.9% of the time as an underdog, having gone 30-40-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a great Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 58-40-4.
Pittsburgh covers 44.2% of the time as the road team, having gone 23-29-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets are covering 55.6% of the time at Citi Field, going 25-20-0 SU.
The Mets have been a great Over bet for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 52-40-10.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
7/25/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/25/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
7/25/2019 Rookie Davis RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/25/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/24/2019 Francisco Cervelli C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/24/2019 Clay Holmes RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/22/2019 Steven Brault SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 31
7/13/2019 Erik Gonzalez SS Collarbone Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
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 New York Mets Injuries
7/25/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Undisclosed Probable for Jul 26
7/25/2019 Edwin Diaz RP Toe Probable for Jul 26
7/21/2019 Zack Wheeler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/12/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/12/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 7
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 46-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Williams has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 4.96 and a WHIP of 1.36 this season. He has 68 strikeouts over his 81.2 innings pitched and he's given up 93 hits. He's allowed 10.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.87 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 415 hitters and walked 186 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 4.95. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 929 base hits and 501 earned runs. They have allowed 148 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 373 batters and struck out 903. 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 4.74.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .268, good for 5th in the league. The Pirates hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Starling Marte is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 110 hits this season in 383 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 114. Josh Bell is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 109 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 379 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .604. The Pirates have 959 hits, including 213 doubles and 105 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 273 times so far this season and they have struck out 794 times as a unit. They have left 713 men on base and have a team OPS of .752. They score 4.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 476 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 47-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.75, Steven Matz has a 5-6 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 86 strikeouts over the 91 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 102 hits. He's allowing 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 356 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 348 batters and walked 159 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 910 base knocks and 469 earned runs this season. They have given up 134 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 341 hitters and struck out 943 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.32.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Mets hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .367. He has 96 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 365 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 156. Jeff McNeil is hitting .341 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 115 hits in 337 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 144 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Mets as a unit have 900 base hits, including 173 doubles and 144 homers. New York has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 908 occasions. They have had 719 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.68 runs per game and totaled 477 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +145 and under 9 runs
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