Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Johnny Cueto (3-4) vs. Sean O'Sullivan (1-4)
The Philadelphia Phillies host The Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The probable starters are Johnny Cueto for the Reds and Sean O'Sullivan for the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at -146 and Philadelphia at +136. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Reds have a 23-22 over/under record and a 22-27 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Phillies are 25-27 against the run line and have a 22-24 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
The Reds show up with a 22-27 record, including 9-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Johnny Cueto holds a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 0.96. The Reds are 5-4 over his 65.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 51 hits over that time period. The Reds are also 2-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 123 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 4.42. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen while being struck out 134 times and walking 65 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 8.46 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.27 batters per nine. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24.
As a team, Cincinnati is batting .241, good for 22nd in the league while putting together a .242 average away from home. The Reds on-base percentage sits at .312, which puts them at 17th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .397. They rank 24th in baseball with 8.02 hits per game and Todd Frazier leads the team with 52.
Philadelphia is 12-13 at home while holding a 19-33 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 4.81, Sean O'Sullivan will come into this game holding a 1-4 record and a 1.31 WHIP. The Phillies have a record of 1-5 over the 33.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 36 hits. The Phillies are also 2-3 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 2.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has given up 153 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.60. Teams are hitting .258 against the Phillies bullpen while being struck out 139 times and walking 77 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 9.23 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.13 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .232 average at Safeco Field. The Phillies on-base percentage sits at .288, which puts them at 29th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .345. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.9 hits per game and Ben Revere leads the team with 51.
In terms of team defense, the Reds have a fielding percentage of .988 with 21 total errors, 501 assists and 1,299 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .982 team fielding percentage while committing 34 errors, accumulating 501 assists and compiling 1,355 put outs.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 23-22 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 22-27 against the run line
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-24 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 25-27 against the run line
Injuries to Watch
05/31/15 P Johnny Cueto Elbow missed last start, expected to start Tuesday vs Philadelphia
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
04/29/15 P Manny Parra Neck Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/24)
04/28/15 P Homer Bailey Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26); out for season
04/04/15 CF Jason Bourgeois Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
05/19/15 P David Buchanan Ankle out indefinitely
05/18/15 P Chad Billingsley Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/16)
04/06/15 P Jonathan Pettibone Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27)
04/06/15 P Mario Hollands Arch Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
04/04/15 P Cliff Lee Arm Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/16)
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds
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