Monday, April 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon Finnegan vs. Tyler Glasnow
The Cincinnati Reds head to PNC Park on Monday, April 10, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are Brandon Finnegan for the Reds and Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +135 and Pittsburgh at -145. The Reds have a 2-3-0 over/under mark and a 3-2-0 run line record. The Pirates are 1-3-0 against the run line and have a 2-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 2-3-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 3-2-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 2-2-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 1-3-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-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 C Devin Mesoraco Hip 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 3-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon Finnegan has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.29. He has 9 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 1 hit. He allows 1.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.33 and they have given up 11 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .167 against the bullpen and they've struck out 22 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 6.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 32 base hits and 18 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 27 batters and struck out 48. They have walked 5.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Reds hold a .472 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .222 with an on-base percentage of .222. He has 4 hits this season in 18 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .500 and an OPS+ of 82. Zack Cozart is hitting .500 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .500. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 16 at bats. His OPS+ is 208 while his slugging percentage is at .688. The Reds have 41 hits, including 9 doubles and 7 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 9 times so far this season and they have struck out 37 times as a unit. They have left 26 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 3.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 18 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 2-2 overall mark this year. Tyler Glasnow is making his first start of the year for Pittsburgh. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 16 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .281 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 13 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.38. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 39 base knocks and 14 earned runs this season. They have given up 2 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 14 hitters and struck out 30 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 3.58.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 16th in the league. The Pirates hold a .308 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .299, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Starling Marte comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .316. He has 4 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 16 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .250 with an OPS+ of 55. Josh Harrison is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .250. He has collected 4 hits in 16 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 50 and a slugging percentage of .313. The Pirates as a unit have 34 base hits, including 4 doubles and 2 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 11 times this year and they have struck out on 24 occasions. They have had 34 men left on base and have an OPS of .607. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 14 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +135
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