Saturday, September 5, 2015
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Wily Peralta (5-8) vs. John Lamb (0-3)
The Cincinnati Reds host the Milwaukee Brewers at Great American Ball Park on Saturday. The Brewers send Wily Peralta to the mound to face John Lamb of the Reds. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at -108 and Cincinnati at -102. The over/under was set at 9. The Brewers have a 65-59 over/under record and a 62-71 run line mark, meaning they cover 47% of the time. The Reds are 68-63 against the run line and have a 63-63 over/under record. They cover the spread 52% of the time.
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The Brewers come into this game with a 58-75 record, and they are 25-36 away from home. Wily Peralta has an earned run average of 4.30 and is 5-8 so far on the season while having a 1.48 WHIP. In his starts, the Brewers are 7-9 over his 92 innings pitched this season while giving up 109 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Brewers are 8-7 in his starts. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.58 and they've given up 364 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .234 against the Brewers bullpen while walking 138 times and striking out 422 times. Milwaukee is averaging 7.91 strikeouts per game while getting 8.97 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 23rd in baseball in team earned run average at 4.24.
As a team, Milwaukee is batting .253, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .252 average away from home. Ranked at 22nd in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .308 and they hold a .399 team slugging percentage. Gerardo Parra leads the team in hits with 135 while the team ranks 19th in baseball with 8.52 hits per game.
With a 55-77 overall record, Cincinnati will come into this game 29-35 at home. John Lamb is starting this game 0-3 for the season with an earned run average of 5.24 and a WHIP of 1.43. In his starts, the Reds are 0-4 and he has allowed 27 hits over 22.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Reds are 2-2 when he starts. He is getting 2.2 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.83 and they have given up 391 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .238 against the Reds bullpen while walking 178 times and striking out 371 times. Cincinnati is averaging 7.51 strikeouts per game while getting 8.61 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 22nd in the league while putting together a .257 average at home. Ranked at 16th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .314 and they hold a .399 team slugging percentage. Joey Votto leads the team in hits with 143 while the team ranks 15th in baseball with 8.6 hits a game.
The Brewers have committed 93 errors and have combined for 1,358 assists and 3,533 put outs leading to a .981 team fielding percentage. The Reds have committed 65 errors on the season with 1,345 assists and 3,564 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .987 on the year.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 65-59 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 62-71 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 63-63 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 68-63 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
08/31/15 CF Brennan Boesch Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/23)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers
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