Saturday, May 27, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Bronson Arroyo vs. Jerad Eickhoff
The Cincinnati Reds head to Citizens Bank Park on Saturday, May 27, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Bronson Arroyo for the Reds and Jerad Eickhoff for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +114 and Philadelphia at -124. The Reds have a 27-18-1 over/under mark and a 26-20-0 run line record. The Phillies are 22-23-0 against the run line and have a 26-17-2 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 26-17-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-23-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/26/17 P Amir Garrett Hip 10-day DL (5/24)
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)
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 6.95. 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 4th 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 8th 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 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Zack Cozart is hitting .340 with an on-base percentage of .420. He has 49 hits this season in 144 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .563 and an OPS+ of 155. Joey Votto is hitting .299 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .422. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 164 at bats. His OPS+ is 162 while his slugging percentage is at .591. 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 16-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Jerad Eickhoff has a 0-5 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 51.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 56 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 146 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 127 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 417 base knocks and 213 earned runs this season. They have given up 68 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 147 hitters and struck out 316 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.89.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 18th in the league. The Phillies hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Cesar Hernandez comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .351. He has 54 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 187 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 103. Aaron Altherr is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .386. He has collected 36 hits in 122 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .582. The Phillies as a unit have 378 base hits, including 84 doubles and 48 homers. Philadelphia has walked 142 times this year and they have struck out on 383 occasions. They have had 292 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.22 runs per game and totaled 190 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +114
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