Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds 7/29/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 7/28/2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 7:10 PM on FSAZ, FSOH
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Arizona Diamondbacks - Cahill, T (1-7) vs. Cincinnati Reds - Leake, M (7-9)
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Tuesday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks will send Trevor Cahill to the mound as they take on the Cincinnati Reds and Mike Leake. Cahill makes his 7 th start and 22nd appearance as Leake makes his 22nd start.
Trevor Cahill saw his record fall to 1 - 7 after taking the loss his last time out. In that defeat, Cahill surrendered 7 runs and 8 hits in just 4 innings of work. He struck out 3 without issuing any walks. Cahill's appearances this season haven't been that great and it looks like he is headed for another sub .500 year like he had in 2013. Last season, Cahill was 8 - 10 with a 3.99 ERA in 26 starts and a relief appearance.
In 2013, Cahill didn't get the decision in his only start against the Reds. This season, Cahill has allowed a hit and struck out 3 in 2 innings of work against Cincinnati.
Mike Leake dropped his 2nd straight start in his last outing and that lowered his record to 7 - 9 with a 3.73 ERA. In the loss, Leake allowed 4 runs on 11 hits (including a home run) in 6 innings. He didn't issue any walks while striking out 4. Leake is just 1 - 3 in his last 5 starts and has given up 4 runs in each of his last 3 starts. Last season, Leake was an impressive 14 - 7 with a 3.37 ERA in 31 starts.
In 2013, Leake was 1 - 0 with a 3.86 ERA in 2 starts against the Diamondbacks. This season, he has a win over Arizona after allowing 4 runs and 6 hits in 6 innings of work.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona Diamondbacks are 48-52-5 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Arizona Diamondbacks is -0.7
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 45-56-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cincinnati Reds is 0.1
Injuries to Watch
07/27/14 2B Aaron Hill Hand questionable
07/23/14 LF Cody Ross Calf 15-day DL (7/22)
06/29/14 SS Chris Owings Shoulder 15-day DL (6/28)
06/25/14 C Jordan Pacheco Shoulder 15-day DL (6/25)
06/17/14 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow 15-day DL (6/16), out for season
06/10/14 3B Eric Chavez Knee 60-day DL (6/9)
06/03/14 SS Cliff Pennington Thumb 15-day DL (6/2)
06/01/14 CF A.J. Pollock Hand 15-day DL (6/1)
04/18/14 P David Hernandez Elbow 60-day DL (3/27), out for season
03/31/14 P Daniel Hudson Elbow 60-day DL (3/29)
03/27/14 P Matt Reynolds Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Patrick Corbin Elbow 60-day DL (3/19), out for season
07/10/14 2B Brandon Phillips Thumb 15-day DL (7/9)
07/08/14 1B Joey Votto Quad 15-day DL (7/1)
06/21/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 60-day DL (4/08)
06/14/14 P Sean Marshall Shoulder 60-day DL (6/13)
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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