Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Tim Adleman vs. Erasmo Ramirez
The Cincinnati Reds head to Tropicana Field on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 to take on the Tampa Bay Rays. The expected starting pitchers are Tim Adleman for the Reds and Erasmo Ramirez for the Rays.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +137 and Tampa Bay at -147. The Reds have a 40-26-3 over/under mark and a 37-32-0 run line record. The Rays are 38-35-0 against the run line and have a 43-29-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 40-26-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 37-32-0 against the run line
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 43-29-1 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 38-35-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/19/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 10-day DL (06/19)
06/19/17 SS Zack Cozart Quad 10-day DL (06/18)
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
06/19/17 2B Tim Beckham Hand left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Cincinnati Reds
06/13/17 P Matt Andriese Hip 60-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 30-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tim Adleman has a 4-3 record with an earned run average of 4.22 and a WHIP of 1.23. He has 54 strikeouts over his 64 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.72 and they have given up 228 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 256 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 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 603 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 111 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 264 batters and struck out 523. 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 5.23.
For expert handicapping advice on this matchup and other MLB games check out our handicapping tips.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .260, good for 11th in the league. The Reds hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. Adam Duvall is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 70 hits this season in 255 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .529 and an OPS+ of 116. Joey Votto is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .418. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 252 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .599. The Reds have 625 hits, including 120 doubles and 100 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 215 times so far this season and they have struck out 558 times as a unit. They have left 484 men on base and have a team OPS of .780. They score 4.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 341 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 37-36 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.17, Erasmo Ramirez has a 3-2 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 54 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 58 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 226 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 100 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 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.09. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 628 base knocks and 297 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 238 hitters and struck out 589 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 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 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 16th in the league. The Rays hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Corey Dickerson comes into this matchup batting .325 with an OBP of .362. He has 91 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 280 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .579 with an OPS+ of 153. Logan Morrison is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .355. He has collected 57 hits in 232 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .569. The Rays as a unit have 635 base hits, including 108 doubles and 111 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 728 occasions. They have had 518 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 346 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +137
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn