Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Amir Garrett vs. Alex Cobb
The Cincinnati Reds head to Tropicana Field on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Amir Garrett for the Reds and Alex Cobb for the Rays.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +153 and Tampa Bay at -163. The Reds have a 39-26-3 over/under mark and a 36-32-0 run line record. The Rays are 38-34-0 against the run line and have a 42-29-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 39-26-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 36-32-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 42-29-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 38-34-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 60-day DL (04/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 10-day DL (06/11)
06/09/17 CF Kevin Kiermaier Hip 10-day DL (06/09)
06/09/17 LF Rickie Weeks Jr. Shoulder 10-day DL (06/09)
06/07/17 SS Brad Miller Groin 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/17 P Diego Moreno Shoulder 10-day DL (05/22)
06/01/17 P Kevin Gadea Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
06/01/17 3B Matt Duffy Achilles 60-day DL (04/02)
06/01/17 P Shawn Tolleson Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/18/17 P Xavier Cedeno Forearm 60-day DL (04/18)
04/03/17 P Brad Boxberger Side 60-day DL (04/02)
04/01/17 P Nathan Eovaldi Elbow 60-day DL (03/10)
04/01/17 C Wilson Ramos Knee 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 29-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Amir Garrett has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 6.91 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 46 strikeouts over his 54.2 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 227 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 252 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 596 base hits and 340 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 263 batters and struck out 513. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 5.24.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .260, good for 11th in the league. The Reds hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .304 with an on-base percentage of .415. He has 75 hits this season in 247 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .599 and an OPS+ of 161. Zack Cozart is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 219 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Reds have 616 hits, including 118 doubles and 98 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 209 times so far this season and they have struck out 552 times as a unit. They have left 475 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 4.91 runs per contest and have scored a total of 334 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 37-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.17, Alex Cobb has a 5-5 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 60 strikeouts over the 86.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 95 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 222 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 206 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.05. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 619 base knocks and 290 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 232 hitters and struck out 583 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 14th in the league. The Rays hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Logan Morrison comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .353. He has 56 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 229 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .572 with an OPS+ of 149. Corey Dickerson is hitting .330 this season and he has an OBP of .367. He has collected 91 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 157 and a slugging percentage of .587. The Rays as a unit have 628 base hits, including 108 doubles and 109 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 263 times this year and they have struck out on 718 occasions. They have had 513 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 343 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +153
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