Sunday, May 28, 2017
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Scott Feldman vs. Zach Eflin
The Cincinnati Reds head to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, May 28, 2017 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Scott Feldman for the Reds and Zach Eflin for the Phillies.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at -136 and Philadelphia at +126. The Reds have a 27-19-1 over/under mark and a 27-20-0 run line record. The Phillies are 22-24-0 against the run line and have a 26-18-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 27-19-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 27-20-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 26-18-2 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 22-24-0 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
05/26/17 2B Cesar Hernandez Groin "?" Saturday vs. Cincinnati Reds
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 23-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Scott Feldman has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.99 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 47 strikeouts over his 56.1 innings pitched and he's given up 50 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.21 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the bullpen and they've struck out 192 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 382 base hits and 218 earned runs. They have allowed 68 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 194 batters and struck out 377. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .264, good for 8th in the league. The Reds hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Zack Cozart is hitting .338 with an on-base percentage of .416. He has 50 hits this season in 148 at bats with 23 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .554 and an OPS+ of 153. Joey Votto is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .413. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 168 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .577. The Reds have 435 hits, including 87 doubles and 61 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 149 times so far this season and they have struck out 368 times as a unit. They have left 339 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 5.09 runs per contest and have scored a total of 239 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 16-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.36, Zach Eflin has a 0-2 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 42 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 49 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 130 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 424 base knocks and 218 earned runs this season. They have given up 70 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 149 hitters and struck out 324 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.88.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 18th in the league. The Phillies hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 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 104. Aaron Altherr is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 37 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .584. The Phillies as a unit have 381 base hits, including 86 doubles and 48 homers. Philadelphia has walked 145 times this year and they have struck out on 388 occasions. They have had 296 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 192 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies +126
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