Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets MLB Parlay 7/28/2019
Sunday, July 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Jason Vargas
Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates (46-57, 5th in NL Central) head to Citi Field on Sunday where they'll meet the New York Mets (48-55, 4th in NL East). The Pirates open this matchup at +106 while the Mets are priced at -116. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Pirates have been bad for MLB bettors, having gone 46-57-0 SU. The Mets cover 46.6% of the time, going 48-55-0 straight up. The Mets have been pretty good for MLB bettors as favorites, going 28-25-0 SU. Pittsburgh has gone 30-41-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 42.2% of the time.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a rough Under bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 58-41-4.
The Pirates cover 43.4% of the time as the away team, having gone 23-30-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets cover 56.5% of the time at Citi Field, going 26-20-0 SU.
The Mets have been a rough Under bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 52-41-10.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
7/26/2019 Corey Dickerson LF Groin Probable for Jul 27
7/25/2019 Rookie Davis RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 10
7/25/2019 Gregory Polanco RF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/25/2019 Lonnie Chisenhall RF Calf Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/25/2019 Jameson Taillon SP Elbow Out for the season
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
7/26/2019 Edwin Diaz RP Toe Probable for Jul 27
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 46-57 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 3-7 record with an earned run average of 5.40 and a WHIP of 1.42 this season. He has 112 strikeouts over his 96.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 386 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 418 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 4.97. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 935 base hits and 507 earned runs. They have allowed 152 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 373 batters and struck out 907. 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 4.77.
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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 .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Josh Bell is hitting .290 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 111 hits this season in 383 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .603 and an OPS+ of 150. Starling Marte is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 387 at bats. His OPS+ is 112 while his slugging percentage is at .499. The Pirates have 967 hits, including 214 doubles and 106 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 274 times so far this season and they have struck out 804 times as a unit. They have left 718 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 479 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 48-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.96, Jason Vargas has a 5-5 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 76 strikeouts over the 88.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 75 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.24 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 351 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.58. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 918 base knocks and 472 earned runs this season. They have given up 135 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 342 hitters and struck out 953 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.30.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Mets hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jeff McNeil comes into this matchup batting .340 with an OBP of .400. He has 116 hits this year along with 44 RBI in 341 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 145. Pete Alonso is hitting .263 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 97 hits in 369 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .607. The Mets as a unit have 906 base hits, including 173 doubles and 148 homers. New York has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 912 occasions. They have had 720 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.69 runs per game and totaled 483 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +106 and under 9.5 runs
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