San Francisco Giants at St. Louis Cardinals MLB Parlay 9/4/2019
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Madison Bumgarner vs. Michael Wacha
Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals (77-60, 1st in NL Central) play the San Francisco Giants (66-71, 3rd in NL West) at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. The Giants open this matchup at +110 while the Cardinals are priced at -120. The over/under opens at 8.5.
The Giants have been a good play for wagerers, having gone 66-71-0 SU. St. Louis is covering 56.2% of the time, going 77-60-0 straight up.
Valuable San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The Giants have been a pretty good Over bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 66-64-7.
The Giants are covering 52.2% of the time away from home, having gone 36-33-0 straight up.
Important St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals are covering 63.8% of the time at Busch Stadium, going 44-25-0 SU.
The Cardinals have been a dicey Over bet for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 55-74-8.
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
9/1/2019 Pablo Sandoval 3B Elbow Out for the season
9/1/2019 Reyes Moronta RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/27/2019 Trevor Gott RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
8/26/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 8
8/9/2019 Steven Duggar CF Shoulder Out for the season
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
9/1/2019 Lane Thomas CF Wrist Out for the season
9/1/2019 Matt Wieters C Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/21/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
7/11/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Giants have a 66-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner has a 9-8 record with an earned run average of 3.62 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 177 strikeouts over his 176.2 innings pitched and he's given up 157 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.73. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .238 against the bullpen and they've struck out 504 hitters and walked 187 batters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Giants pitchers collectively have given up 1,198 base hits and 612 earned runs. They have allowed 197 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. San Francisco as a pitching staff has walked 428 batters and struck out 1,154. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
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As a team San Francisco is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Giants hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .305, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Brandon Belt is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .341. He has 104 hits this season in 450 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .398 and an OPS+ of 96. Kevin Pillar is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .285. He has totaled 133 hits and he has driven in 76 men in 515 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .450. The Giants have 1,138 hits, including 267 doubles and 151 home runs. San Francisco has walked 400 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,186 times as a unit. They have left 881 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 600 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
St. Louis has a 77-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.07, Michael Wacha has a 6-6 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 94 strikeouts over the 110 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 122 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.62 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .208 against the Cardinals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 514 batters and walked 191 opposing hitters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.89. The Cardinals pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,078 base knocks and 524 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. St. Louis as a staff has walked 455 hitters and struck out 1,179 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 4.29.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 21st in the league. The Cardinals hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Paul Goldschmidt comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .332. He has 131 hits this year along with 74 RBI in 511 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 105. Paul DeJong is hitting .243 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 120 hits in 493 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Cardinals as a unit have 1,130 base hits, including 206 doubles and 170 homers. St. Louis has walked 454 times this year and they have struck out on 1,164 occasions. They have had 919 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.63 runs per game and totaled 634 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Giants/Cardinals MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals and under the total runs
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