St. Louis Cardinals at San Francisco Giants MLB Parlay 7/5/2019
Friday, July 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Dakota Hudson vs. Drew Pomeranz
Paul Goldschmidt and the St. Louis Cardinals (42-42, 3rd in NL Central) head to Oracle Park on Friday where they'll meet the San Francisco Giants (39-47, 5th in NL West). The moneyline on this matchup has the Cardinals coming in at -135 and the Giants are at +125. The over/under opens at 8.
The Cardinals have been a hot and cold choice for bettors, having gone 42-42-0 SU. The Giants cover 45.4% of the time, going 39-47-0 straight up. The Cardinals have been a pretty good play for MLB bettors as favorites, going 25-23-0 SU. San Francisco has went 28-42-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 40.0% of the time.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The Cardinals have been a decent Under play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 37-42-5.
The Cardinals cover 42.5% of the time as the visitor, having gone 17-23-0 straight up.
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco is covering 41.9% of the time at Oracle Park, going 18-25-0 SU.
The Giants have been a pretty good Over play for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 45-37-4.
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
7/3/2019 Marcell Ozuna LF Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/2/2019 Matt Carpenter 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
7/2/2019 Jedd Gyorko 3B Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 15
6/26/2019 Mike Mayers RP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Jordan Hicks RP Elbow Out for the season
6/12/2019 Brett Cecil RP Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
7/3/2019 Travis Bergen RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/21/2019 Nick Vincent RP Pectoral Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
2/19/2019 Johnny Cueto SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Cardinals have a 42-42 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dakota Hudson has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.51 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 94 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.93 and they have given up 220 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the bullpen and they've struck out 336 hitters and walked 120 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 678 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 115 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 287 batters and struck out 728. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.54.
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As a team St. Louis is hitting .242, good for 23rd in the league. The Cardinals hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 79 hits this season in 316 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 98. Paul DeJong is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 36 men in 316 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .453. The Cardinals have 685 hits, including 124 doubles and 101 home runs. St. Louis has walked 285 times so far this season and they have struck out 711 times as a unit. They have left 577 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 375 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 39-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.25, Drew Pomeranz has a 2-8 record and a 1.72 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 63.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 79 hits. He's allowing 11.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 318 batters and walked 110 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 747 base knocks and 387 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 275 hitters and struck out 731 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .231, good for 29th in the league. The Giants hold a .385 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .298, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Joe Panik comes into this matchup batting .232 with an OBP of .311. He has 65 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 280 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .321 with an OPS+ of 71. Kevin Pillar is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .275. He has collected 78 hits in 317 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 83 and a slugging percentage of .423. The Giants as a unit have 665 base hits, including 165 doubles and 84 homers. San Francisco has walked 261 times this year and they have struck out on 737 occasions. They have had 534 men left on base and have an OPS of .683. They have scored 4.14 runs per game and totaled 356 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Cardinals -135 and under 8 runs
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