Monday, June 8, 2015
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Cole Hamels (5-4) vs. Mike Leake (2-4)
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The Philadelphia Phillies head to Great American Ball Park on Monday to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The Phillies send Cole Hamels to the mound to face Mike Leake of the Reds. The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at -107 and Cincinnati at -103. The over/under was set at 7. The Phillies, with a 27-30 run line record, cover the spread 48% of the time. They also have a 27-24 over/under record. The Reds are 24-30 against the run line and have a 28-22 over/under record. They cover the spread 46% of the time.
The Phillies come into this game with a 21-36 record, and they are 7-20 away from home. Cole Hamels has a 5-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 2.88 and a 1.11 WHIP. In his starts, the Phillies are 7-5 over his 81.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 62 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Phillies are 4-6 in his starts. The team is averaging 2.8 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.20 and they have given up 167 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen while being struck out 165 times and walking 88 times this season. As a team, Philadelphia has allowed 9.22 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.17 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.17.
Philadelphia is batting .235 as a team, which is good for 29th in the league and hitting .241 away from home. The Phillies hold a .350 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .286 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 7.84 hits per game and Ben Revere leads the team with 58.
With a 23-31 overall record, Cincinnati will come into this game 13-13 at home. Mike Leake has a record of 2-4 while sporting an earned run average of 4.40 on the year with a 1.23 WHIP. In his starts, the Reds are 3-8 and he has allowed 66 hits over 71.2 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Reds are 7-4 when he starts. The team is averaging 3.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.74 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Reds bullpen while being struck out 150 times and walking 72 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 8.44 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.24 batters per nine. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34.
They are batting .241 as a team, which is good for 23rd in the league and hitting .241 at home. The Reds hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315 which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 23rd in baseball with 8.06 hits per game and Brandon Phillips leads the team with 58.
Philadelphia has a team fielding percentage of .980 after having committed 41 errors with 551 assists and 1,496 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 26 errors, accumulating 558 assists and compiling 1,436 put outs.
Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 27-24 against the over/under so far this season
The Philadelphia Phillies are 27-30 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 28-22 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 24-30 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
06/05/15 P Rasiel Iglesias Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/05)
06/03/15 RF Marlon Byrd Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds
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