Friday, August 28, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Raisel Iglesias (3-5) vs. Taylor Jungmann (7-5)
The Cincinnati Reds take on the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday at Miller Park. Raisel Iglesias is the probable starter for the Reds and he'll face Taylor Jungmann of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +125 and Milwaukee at -135. The over/under was set at 8. The Reds, with a 63-61 run line record, cover the spread 51% of the time. They also have a 60-59 over/under record. The Brewers have a 61-57 over/under record and a 57-70 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 45% of the time.
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The Reds show up with a 52-73 record, including 23-39 on the road. Starting pitcher Raisel Iglesias holds a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.93 and a WHIP of 1.15. He's pitched 73.1 innings thus far while surrendering 63 hits over that time and when he starts, the Reds are 4-8. Against the over/under, the Reds are 5-7 in his starts. The team is averaging 3.3 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.72 and they've given up 367 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 353 and walked 169 batters this season while opposing teams hit .234 against them. Cincinnati has a team average of 8.59 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.36 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.12, they are 21st in the league.
Cincinnati is batting .249 as a team, which is good for 22nd in the league and hitting .239 away from home. Ranked at 16th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .314 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. With 132 hits, Joey Votto leads the team while his team ranks 16th in hits per game with 8.57.
Milwaukee is 28-38 at home while holding a 53-74 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 2.66, Taylor Jungmann will come into this game holding a 7-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He's pitched 84.2 innings thus far while surrendering 71 hits over that time in which the Brewers are 8-6. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 4-8 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.56 and they have given up 344 hits on the season. The Brewers bullpen has struck out 411 batters and walked 133 this season while opposing teams have hit .232 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 8.99 hits per game and are averaging 8 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.26, they are 24th in the league.
They are batting .250 as a team, which is good for 20th in the league and hitting .248 at home. Ranked at 27th in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .304 and they hold a .393 team slugging percentage. With 132 hits, Gerardo Parra leads the team while his team ranks 20th in hits per game with 8.43.
The Reds have committed 63 errors and have combined for 1,282 assists and 3,384 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Brewers have accumulated 93 errors while having 1286 assists and 3,371 put outs leading to a .980 fielding percentage.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 60-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 63-61 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 61-57 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-70 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/27/15 CF Brennan Boesch Ankle "?" Friday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
08/23/15 P Manny Parra Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
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)
08/21/15 P Tyler Cravy Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/19)
08/14/15 P Michael Blazek Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/13)
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers
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