Monday, April 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Amir Garrett vs. Matt Garza
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, April 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Amir Garrett for the Reds and Matt Garza for the Brewers.
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Cincinnati opens at -102 while Milwaukee opens at -108. The Reds have a 8-9-1 over/under record and a 11-7-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 10-9-0 against the run line and have a 11-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 8-9-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 11-7-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 11-8-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 10-9-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/12/17 P Rookie Davis Forearm 10-day DL (4/12)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-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 C Devin Mesoraco Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/22/17 P Matt Garza Groin 10-day DL (3/31); expected to be activated and start Monday vs. Cincinnati Reds
04/03/17 P Junior Guerra Calf 10-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 9-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Amir Garrett has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 1.83 and a WHIP of 0.86. He has 21 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 14 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.09 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .191 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 129 base hits and 70 earned runs. They have allowed 24 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 73 batters and struck out 181. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .250, good for 11th in the league. The Reds hold a .440 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 16 hits this season in 67 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .567 and an OPS+ of 138. Zack Cozart is hitting .370 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .444. He has totaled 20 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 54 at bats. His OPS+ is 187 while his slugging percentage is at .630. The Reds have 153 hits, including 34 doubles and 24 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 49 times so far this season and they have struck out 133 times as a unit. They have left 112 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 85 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 9-10 overall mark this year. Matt Garza is making his season debut for the Brewers. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 66 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.11. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 171 base knocks and 78 earned runs this season. They have given up 18 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 69 hitters and struck out 148 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 18th in the league. The Brewers hold a .462 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Eric Thames comes into this matchup batting .373 with an OBP of .479. He has 22 hits this year along with 14 RBI in 59 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .881 with an OPS+ of 259. Travis Shaw is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .303. He has collected 18 hits in 71 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .606. The Brewers as a unit have 151 base hits, including 37 doubles and 33 homers. Milwaukee has walked 59 times this year and they have struck out on 195 occasions. They have had 110 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 87 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers -108
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