Sunday, August 23, 2015
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson (5-5) vs. Raisel Iglesias (3-4)
The Cincinnati Reds welcome the Arizona Diamondbacks to Great American Ball Park on Sunday. The probable starters are Chase Anderson for the Diamondbacks and Raisel Iglesias for the Reds. The opening line for this matchup has Arizona at +165 and Cincinnati at -175. The over/under was set at 7. The Diamondbacks have a 63-52 over/under record and a 65-56 run line mark, meaning they cover 54% of the time. The Reds are 62-57 against the run line and have a 57-57 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
The Diamondbacks head into this matchup with a 60-61 record, including 30-32 on the road. Chase Anderson has a 5-5 record on the season, an earned run average of 4.51 and a 1.32 WHIP. He's pitched 121.2 innings thus far while surrendering 130 hits over that time and when he starts, the Diamondbacks are 8-13. The Diamondbacks are also 8-13 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.31 and they've given up 377 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen while being struck out 358 times and walking 148 times this season. As a team, Arizona has allowed 8.84 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.23 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.00.
Arizona is batting .265 as a team, which is good for 6th in the league and hitting .259 away from home. Ranked at 6th in the league in on-base percentage, the Diamondbacks sit at .325 and they hold a .407 team slugging percentage. They rank 2nd in baseball with 9.3 hits per game and A.J. Pollock leads the team with 147.
With a 28-30 home record, Cincinnati will hope to improve on their 51-69 overall mark. Raisel Iglesias has a record of 3-4 while sporting an earned run average of 4.21 on the year with a 1.18 WHIP. He's pitched 66.1 innings thus far while surrendering 60 hits over that time in which the Reds are 4-7. The Reds are also 5-6 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.6 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.71 and they have given up 350 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .236 against the Reds bullpen while being struck out 340 times and walking 159 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 8.53 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.33 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.04.
They are batting .248 as a team, which is good for 22nd in the league and hitting .259 at home. Ranked at 16th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .313 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. They rank 17th in baseball with 8.56 hits per game and Joey Votto leads the team with 130.
The Diamondbacks have committed 57 errors and have combined for 1,304 assists and 3,306 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 60 errors, accumulating 1240 assists and compiling 3,249 put outs.
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 63-52 against the over/under so far this season
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 65-56 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 57-57 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 62-57 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/20/15 P Jeremy Hellickson Hamstring Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
06/04/15 P Archie Bradley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/4)
05/30/15 C Tuffy Gosewisch Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/28), out for season
08/21/15 P Aroldis Chapman Arm "?" Saturday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
08/21/15 2B Brandon Phillips Bicep "?" Saturday vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
08/19/15 CF Billy Hamilton Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
06/17/15 P Jon Moscot Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/16)
06/11/15 SS Zack Cozart Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/11); out for season
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/23), out for season
04/28/15 P Homer Bailey Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26); out for season
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
Guy's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks
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