Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds 9/5/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Davies vs. Robert Stephenson
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Zach Davies for the Brewers and Robert Stephenson for the Reds.
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The odds for this matchup have Milwaukee at -126 and Cincinnati at +116. The Brewers have a 59-71-7 over/under mark and a 73-64-0 run line record. The Reds are 69-68-0 against the run line and have a 74-59-4 over/under record.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 59-71-7 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 73-64-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 74-59-4 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 69-68-0 against the run line
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/18/17 P Scott Feldman Knee 60-day DL (08/18)
08/15/17 C Devin Mesoraco Foot 10-day DL (08/13)
08/13/17 P Austin Brice Side 10-day DL (08/13)
08/10/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Elbow 10-day DL (08/07)
06/29/17 P Brandon Finnegan Tricep 10-day DL (06/28)
06/26/17 P Bronson Arroyo Shoulder 60-day DL (06/19)
06/18/17 P Anthony DeSclafani Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (03/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 72-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Davies has a 16-7 record with an earned run average of 3.85 and a WHIP of 1.34. He has 109 strikeouts over his 163.2 innings pitched and he's given up 170 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.03 and they have given up 439 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 498 hitters and walked 232 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 1,175 base hits and 549 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 487 batters and struck out 1,138. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.33.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .249, good for 21st in the league. The Brewers hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Orlando Arcia is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .315. He has 118 hits this season in 439 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .403 and an OPS+ of 85. Domingo Santana is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 448 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .491. The Brewers have 1,156 hits, including 229 doubles and 195 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 439 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,338 times as a unit. They have left 913 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 620 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 58-79 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.52, Robert Stephenson has a 3-4 record and a 1.71 WHIP. He has 62 strikeouts over the 58.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 62 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 497 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 519 batters and walked 224 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.27. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,248 base knocks and 710 earned runs this season. They have given up 218 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 523 hitters and struck out 1,111 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 5.10.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 16th in the league. The Reds hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .312 with an OBP of .448. He has 148 hits this year along with 92 RBI in 475 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .589 with an OPS+ of 168. Adam Duvall is hitting .252 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 130 hits in 515 at bats while driving in 91 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Reds as a unit have 1,190 base hits, including 215 doubles and 191 homers. Cincinnati has walked 490 times this year and they have struck out on 1,103 occasions. They have had 978 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 651 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +116
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