Tuesday, April 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rookie Davis vs. Jameson Taillon
The Cincinnati Reds head to PNC Park on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to take on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The expected starting pitchers are Rookie Davis for the Reds and Jameson Taillon for the Pirates.
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The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +145 and Pittsburgh at -155. The Reds have a 2-3-1 over/under mark and a 4-2-0 run line record. The Pirates are 1-4-0 against the run line and have a 3-2-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 2-3-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-2-0 against the run line
Important Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 1-4-0 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 4-2 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rookie Davis has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 12.00 and a WHIP of 2.33. He has 4 strikeouts over his 3 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He allows 15 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.01 and they have given up 13 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .171 against the bullpen and they've struck out 25 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 6.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.06. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 38 base hits and 18 earned runs. They have allowed 6 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 28 batters and struck out 57. They have walked 4.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.90.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .267, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .497 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .261. He has 5 hits this season in 22 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .591 and an OPS+ of 116. Zack Cozart is hitting .450 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .478. He has totaled 9 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 20 at bats. His OPS+ is 207 while his slugging percentage is at .700. The Reds have 52 hits, including 12 doubles and 9 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 13 times so far this season and they have struck out 40 times as a unit. They have left 34 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 4.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 26 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Pittsburgh has a 3-2 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Jameson Taillon has a 0-0 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 7 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 5 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 21 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .284 against the Pirates bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 16 batters and walked 4 opposing hitters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Pirates pitchers as a team have surrendered 52 base knocks and 19 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Pittsburgh as a staff has walked 16 hitters and struck out 37 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 11th in the league. The Pirates hold a .341 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Starling Marte comes into this matchup batting .381 with an OBP of .417. He has 8 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 21 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .524 with an OPS+ of 149. Josh Harrison is hitting .235 this season and he has an OBP of .278. He has collected 4 hits in 17 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 53 and a slugging percentage of .294. The Pirates as a unit have 45 base hits, including 6 doubles and 3 homers. Pittsburgh has walked 14 times this year and they have struck out on 28 occasions. They have had 39 men left on base and have an OPS of .660. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 20 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Pirates MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Pirates -155
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