Friday, May 26, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Bronson Arroyo vs. Aaron Nola
The Cincinnati Reds visit Citizens Bank Park on Friday, May 26, 2017 to play the Philadelphia Phillies. The probable starters are Bronson Arroyo for the Reds and Aaron Nola for the Phillies.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +110 and Philadelphia at -120. The Reds have a 27-18-1 over/under record and a 26-20-0 run line mark. The Phillies are 21-23-0 against the run line and have a 26-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 27-18-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 26-20-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 26-16-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 21-23-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/20/17 C Stuart Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (5/20)
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 (3/30)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
05/23/17 LF Daniel Nava Hamstring 10-day DL (5/21)
05/09/17 P Jeanmar Gomez Elbow 10-day DL (5/6)
04/23/17 P Clay Buchholz Forearm 60-day DL (4/22)
04/19/17 LF Howie Kendrick Abdominal 10-day DL (4/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 22-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 6.75 and a WHIP of 1.48. He has 30 strikeouts over his 46.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.18 and they have given up 139 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 191 hitters and walked 84 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 379 base hits and 217 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 191 batters and struck out 372. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.90.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .266, good for 7th in the league. The Reds hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .422. He has 49 hits this season in 164 at bats with 38 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .591 and an OPS+ of 162. Zack Cozart is hitting .340 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .420. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 23 men in 144 at bats. His OPS+ is 155 while his slugging percentage is at .563. The Reds have 428 hits, including 87 doubles and 59 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 360 times as a unit. They have left 335 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 234 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 15-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.52, Aaron Nola has a 2-1 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 23 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 124 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 407 base knocks and 212 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 145 hitters and struck out 306 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.95.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 17th in the league. The Phillies hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Odubel Herrera comes into this matchup batting .233 with an OBP of .283. He has 40 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 172 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .349 with an OPS+ of 67. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 52 hits in 182 at bats while driving in 11 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Phillies as a unit have 370 base hits, including 82 doubles and 47 homers. Philadelphia has walked 138 times this year and they have struck out on 371 occasions. They have had 283 men left on base and have an OPS of .723. They have scored 4.27 runs per game and totaled 188 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -120
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