Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lisalverto Bonilla vs. Trevor Bauer
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Lisalverto Bonilla for the Reds and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
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Cincinnati opens at +173 while Cleveland opens at -183. The Reds have a 26-17-1 over/under record and a 24-20-0 run line mark. The Indians are 15-28-0 against the run line and have a 15-25-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 26-17-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 24-20-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 15-25-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 15-28-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/20/17 C Stuart Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (5/20)
05/20/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Hand injured last game, "?" for next scheduled start
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 60-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/22/17 P Carlos Carrasco Pectoral is upgraded to expected to start Tuesday vs Cincinnati
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (5/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (5/13)
05/03/17 P Corey Kluber Back 10-day DL (5/3)
05/03/17 CF Austin Jackson Toe 10-day DL (5/2)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 21-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.38 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 14 strikeouts over his 18.1 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the bullpen and they've struck out 183 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 362 base hits and 207 earned runs. They have allowed 63 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 360. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 46 hits this season in 157 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .592 and an OPS+ of 160. Zack Cozart is hitting .348 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .428. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 135 at bats. His OPS+ is 163 while his slugging percentage is at .585. The Reds have 409 hits, including 83 doubles and 57 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 139 times so far this season and they have struck out 342 times as a unit. They have left 318 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 223 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 23-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.65, Trevor Bauer has a 4-4 record and a 1.46 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 44.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.95 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 154 batters and walked 49 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.92. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 335 base knocks and 165 earned runs this season. They have given up 50 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 127 hitters and struck out 423 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .337. He has 47 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 171 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 121. Michael Brantley is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 40 hits in 137 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Indians as a unit have 346 base hits, including 79 doubles and 48 homers. Cleveland has walked 158 times this year and they have struck out on 330 occasions. They have had 298 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 185 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +173
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