Monday, May 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Lisalverto Bonilla vs. Marcus Stroman
The Cincinnati Reds head to Rogers Centre on Monday, May 29, 2017 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Lisalverto Bonilla for the Reds and Marcus Stroman for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +203 and Toronto at -220. The Reds have a 27-20-1 over/under mark and a 28-20-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 23-26-0 against the run line and have a 24-23-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 27-20-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 28-20-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 24-23-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 23-26-0 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 Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/24/17 LF Anthony Alford Wrist 10-day DL (5/24)
05/20/17 CF Darrell Ceciliani Shoulder 10-day DL (5/19)
05/20/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/18)
05/15/17 1B Steve Pearce Calf 10-day DL (5/15)
05/11/17 P Francisco Liriano Shoulder 10-day DL (5/11)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 23-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Lisalverto Bonilla has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 6.17 and a WHIP of 1.46. He has 16 strikeouts over his 23.1 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.20 and they have given up 143 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the bullpen and they've struck out 193 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 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.62. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 389 base hits and 222 earned runs. They have allowed 71 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 195 batters and struck out 382. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.88.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .264, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per game. Zack Cozart is hitting .355 with an on-base percentage of .433. He has 54 hits this season in 152 at bats with 25 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .592 and an OPS+ of 166. Joey Votto is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .413. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 171 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .567. The Reds have 444 hits, including 89 doubles and 62 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 152 times so far this season and they have struck out 376 times as a unit. They have left 348 men on base and have a team OPS of .777. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 242 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 23-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.30, Marcus Stroman has a 5-2 record and a 1.39 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 62.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 68 hits. He allows 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.94 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 194 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.15. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 425 base knocks and 204 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 17th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 171 hitters and struck out 433 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 22nd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .341. He has 56 hits this year along with 13 RBI in 194 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .469 with an OPS+ of 117. Jose Bautista is hitting .236 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 42 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 112 and a slugging percentage of .433. The Blue Jays as a unit have 399 base hits, including 80 doubles and 62 homers. Toronto has walked 150 times this year and they have struck out on 390 occasions. They have had 310 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 208 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -220
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