Thursday, June 4, 2015
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani (3-4) vs. Aaron Harang (4-5)
The Philadelphia Phillies host The Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday. The probable starters are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Aaron Harang for the Phillies. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at -101 and Philadelphia at -109. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Reds have a 24-22 over/under record and a 22-28 run line mark, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Phillies are 26-27 against the run line and have a 23-24 over/under record. They cover the spread 49% of the time.
The Reds show up with a 22-28 record, including 9-17 on the road. Anthony DeSclafani has a 3-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.41 and a 1.28 WHIP. In his starts, the Reds are 5-5 over his 58 innings pitched this season while giving up 49 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-6. He is getting 3.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 123 base hits on the year. 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 8.48 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.24 batters per nine. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24.
As a team, Cincinnati is batting .242, good for 22nd in the league while putting together a .244 average away from home. The Reds hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312 which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 25th in baseball with 8.06 hits per game and Todd Frazier leads the team with 52.
Philadelphia is 13-13 at home while holding a 20-33 overall record on the season. Aaron Harang has a record of 4-5 while sporting an earned run average of 2.02 on the year with a 1.00 WHIP. In his starts, the Phillies are 5-6 and he has allowed 56 hits over 71.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 2-7. He is getting 2.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.60 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. 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 9.22 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.09 batters per nine. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.12.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 28th in the league while putting together a .233 average at Safeco Field. The Phillies hold a .349 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288 which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.94 hits per game and Ben Revere leads the team with 51.
Cincinnati has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 21 errors with 501 assists and 1,299 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .981 team fielding percentage while committing 35 errors, accumulating 501 assists and compiling 1,355 put outs.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 24-22 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 22-28 against the run line so far this season
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 23-24 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 26-27 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/03/15 RF Marlon Byrd Wrist out indefinitely
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)
05/18/15 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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies
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