Pittsburgh Pirates at San Diego Padres MLB Parlay 5/17/2019
Friday, May 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Lyles vs. Joey Lucchesi
Melky Cabrera and the Pittsburgh Pirates (21-19, 4th in NL Central) go to Petco Park on Friday where they'll take on the San Diego Padres (22-21, 3rd in NL West). The line on this matchup has the Pirates coming in at +155 and the Padres are at -165. The O/U is set at 7.
The Pirates have been a pretty good option for wagerers, having gone 21-19-0 SU. The Padres cover 51.2% of the time, going 22-21-0 straight up. The Padres have been great for wagerers as favorites, going 10-8-0 SU. The Pirates cover 52.4% of the time as an underdog, having gone 11-10-0 straight up.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pirates have been a decent Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 21-19-0.
The Pirates cover 54.5% of the time as the away team, having gone 12-10-0 straight up.
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego is covering 47.6% of the time at Petco Park, going 10-11-0 SU.
The Padres have been a dicey Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 19-22-2.
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
05/14/19 3B Jung Ho Kang Side 10-day IL (05/13)
05/08/19 P Keone Kela Elbow 10-day IL (05/06)
05/04/19 P Jameson Taillon Elbow 60-day IL (05/04)
04/23/19 P Nick Burdi Elbow 60-day IL (04/23)
04/21/19 C Jacob Stallings Neck 10-day IL (04/18)
04/20/19 2B Erik Gonzalez Collarbone 60-day IL (04/20)
04/04/19 LF Corey Dickerson Shoulder 10-day IL (04/04)
03/30/19 P Edgar Santana Elbow 60-day IL (03/30); is out for season
03/28/19 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Finger 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 P Chad Kuhl Elbow 60-day IL (03/01)
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
05/11/19 C Francisco Mejia Knee 10-day IL (05/11)
05/06/19 P Trey Wingenter Shoulder 10-day IL (05/05)
05/04/19 P Brett Kennedy Shoulder 60-day IL (05/04)
04/30/19 SS Fernando Tatis Jr. Hamstring 10-day IL (04/29)
04/24/19 LF Jose Pirela Oblique 10-day IL (04/21)
04/09/19 P Aaron Loup Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/09/19 CF Franchy Cordero Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/03/19 P Jacob Nix Elbow 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Dinelson Lamet Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Garrett Richards Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Jose Castillo Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Miguel Diaz Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 21-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Lyles has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 2.09 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 35 strikeouts over his 38.2 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He's allowed 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 133 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the bullpen and they've struck out 167 hitters and walked 62 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.36. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 331 base hits and 174 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 135 batters and struck out 356. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.93.
As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .240, good for 20th in the league. The Pirates hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Melky Cabrera is hitting .339 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 41 hits this season in 121 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 131. Josh Bell is hitting .333 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 50 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 150 at bats. His OPS+ is 194 while his slugging percentage is at .693. The Pirates have 331 hits, including 67 doubles and 35 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 112 times so far this season and they have struck out 347 times as a unit. They have left 284 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 3.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 148 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 22-21 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Joey Lucchesi has a 3-2 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 40 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 43 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 137 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 180 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 348 base knocks and 166 earned runs this season. They have given up 52 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 116 hitters and struck out 387 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 24th in the league. The Padres hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .339. He has 42 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 158 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 122. Eric Hosmer is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 46 hits in 163 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .448. The Padres as a unit have 324 base hits, including 62 doubles and 62 homers. San Diego has walked 104 times this year and they have struck out on 416 occasions. They have had 235 men left on base and have an OPS of .696. They have scored 3.84 runs per game and totaled 165 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Pirates +155
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