Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Colby Lewis
The Cincinnati Reds head to Globe Life Park on Tuesday to take on the Texas Rangers. The probable pitchers are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Colby Lewis for the Rangers. The opening line for this game has Cincinnati at +194 and Texas at -210. The over/under is 10. The Reds have a 39-26-5 over/under mark and a 37-33-0 run line record, meaning they cover 53% of the time. The Rangers are 44-26-0 against the run line and have a 36-32-2 over/under record. They cover the spread 63% of the time.
The Reds head into this game with a 27-43 record, and they are 10-24 on the road. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 0-0 record with an ERA of 2.08 and a WHIP of 2.31. He has 4 strikeouts during his 8.2 innings pitched and he has given up 14 hits so far this year. He has surrendered 14.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.13. The bullpen this season has an earned run average of 6.04 and they have allowed 278 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .274 against the pen while they've been struck out 219 times and walked 140 times this year. As a unit, Cincinnati has given up 9.63 base hits per nine innings while striking out 7.08 hitters per nine. They are 30th in the Majors in team earned run average at 5.37. The Reds pitchers have collectively given up 664 base hits and 370 earned runs. They have allowed 114 home runs this season and they allow 1.7 homers per nine innings as a staff. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 308 batters and struck out 488. They walk 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.57 and their FIP as a unit is 5.60.
As a team, Cincinnati is hitting .239, good for 25th in the league while putting together a .238 average on the road. The Reds have a .408 team slugging percentage and an OBP of .297 which is good for 28th in the league. They rank 27th in baseball with 7.93 hits per contest. Zack Cozart comes into this game hitting .281 and his on-base percentage is at .320. He has 64 hits this season along with 36 runs scored and 27 runs batted in. He's struck out 33 times and has walked 13 times. Jay Bruce is hitting .274 and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 66 hits so far while scoring 40 runs and he's driven in 51. He has walked 18 times and has struck out 55 times. The Reds have 554 hits, including 120 doubles and 81 home runs. They've stolen 47 bases while they've been thrown out stealing 24 times. Cincinnati has walked 174 times this season and they've struck out 592 times as a unit. They've left 376 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 4.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 301 runs so far this year.
Texas comes into this game with a 24-10 home mark and a 45-25 overall record. With an ERA of 2.81, Colby Lewis has a 6-0 record and a 1.01 WHIP. He has 58 strikeouts over the 93 innings he's pitched during which he has given up 76 hits. He has allowed 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. So far this season the bullpen has an earned run average of 4.76 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Rangers bullpen while being struck out 176 times and walking 75 times this season. As a team, Texas has allowed 8.61 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.67 batters per nine. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 603 base knocks and 274 earned runs so far this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year and they give up 1.2 home runs per nine innings as a staff. Texas as a staff has walked 222 hitters and struck out 467. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 6.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 7th in the league while putting together a .281 average at home. The Rangers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321 which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 9th in baseball with 9.04 hits per contest. Adrian Beltre comes into this matchup batting .278 and he has an OBP of .330. He has 67 hits this year along with 31 runs scored and 42 RBI. He's struck out 26 times and has walked on 17 occasions. Elvis Andrus is hitting .283 and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 66 hits so far while he's scored 30 runs and drove in 26. He has earned a walk 17 times and has punched out 30 times. The Rangers as a unit have 633 base hits, including 116 doubles and 86 homers. They have 44 stolen bases while they've been thrown out 12 times. Texas as a team has walked 181 times this year and they have struck out 501 times. They've had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They score 4.8 runs per game and have totaled 336 runs so far this season.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 39-26-5 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 37-33-0 against the run line so far this season
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 36-32-2 against the over/under so far this season
The Texas Rangers are 44-26-0 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/14/16 C Jordan Pacheco Shoulder 15-day DL (6/13)
06/01/16 P Caleb Cotham Shoulder 15-day DL (5/29)
05/20/16 P Tim Adleman Oblique 15-day DL (5/20)
05/02/16 C Devin Mesoraco Shoulder 60-day DL (5/1); out for season
05/01/16 P Raisel Iglesias Shoulder 15-day DL (4/26)
04/10/16 CF Yorman Rodriguez Hamstring 60-day DL (3/27)
04/04/16 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
03/31/16 P Michael Lorenzen Elbow 60-day DL (3/25)
06/14/16 P Yu Darvish Shoulder 15-day DL (6/9)
05/28/16 P Tanner Scheppers Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
05/24/16 CF Drew Stubbs Toe 15-day DL (5/23)
05/08/16 P AJ Griffin Shoulder 15-day DL (5/8)
04/21/16 P Keone Kela Elbow 60-day DL (4/20)
04/04/16 RF Josh Hamilton Knee 60-day DL (3/25)
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers
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