Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/3/2014
Sunday, May 4, 4:10 PM on FSWI, FSOH
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Milwaukee Brewers - Lohse, K (4-1) vs. Cincinnati Reds - Simon, A (4-1)
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Sunday afternoon, Kyle Lohse will take the hill for the Milwaukee Brewers as they face Alfredo Simon and the Cincinnati Reds. Lohse will be making his 7th start as Simon makes his 6th.
Kyle Lohse makes the start with a 4 – 1 record and a 2.70 ERA after pitching to a no decision in his last outing. In that day of work, Lohse went 6 innings and gave up 3 runs on 6 hits (including a home run) with a walk and 9 strikeouts. After losing his 1st start, Lohse reeled off 4 straight wins. Last season, Lohse went 11 – 10 with a 3.35 ERA in 32 starts.
In 2013, Lohse was 2 – 1 with an ERA of 1.88 in 4 starts against Cincinnati. The Reds’ Jay Bruce is 10 of 34 when facing Lohse with a homer and 6 RBIs.
Alfredo Simon extended his win streak to 3 games and improved his record to 4 – 1 with a 1.60 ERA after his last start. In that outing, Simon pitched 6 innings and allowed 2 runs on 5 hits with 2 walks and 5 strikeouts. Simon is well on pace to better 2013’s results when he went 6 – 4 with a save and an ERA of 2.87 in 63 relief appearances.
Last season, Simon was 2 – 1 with a save and an ERA of 4.00 in 6 appearances against the Brewers. Milwaukee’s Carlos Gomez could be an issue for Simon. Gomez is 2 of 4 with a double and 2 RBIs when facing the veteran right-hander.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee Brewers are 10-17-0 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Milwaukee Brewers is 0.9
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 11-14-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cincinnati Reds is 0.5
Injuries to Watch
04/30/14 P Matt Garza Finger questionable for next start
04/27/14 RF Ryan Braun Side out indefinitely
04/21/14 LF Logan Schafer Hamstring 15-day DL (4/18)
03/31/14 P Tom Gorzelanny Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
04/27/14 C Devin Mesoraco Hamstring 15-day DL (4/26)
04/09/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 15-day DL (4/08)
04/02/14 P Brett Marshall Finger 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 P Aroldis Chapman Concussion 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 3B Jack Hannahan Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 P Mat Latos Knee 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 2B Skip Schumaker Shoulder 15-day DL (3/22)
Tony's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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