Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds 4/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Wisler vs. Brandon Finnegan
The Atlanta Braves visit Great American Ball Park on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Matt Wisler for the Braves and Brandon Finnegan for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at -110 and Cincinnati at +100. The Braves have a 9-9-3 over/under record and a 13-8-0 run line mark. The Reds are 9-13-0 against the run line and have a 9-13-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 9-9-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 13-8-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 9-13-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 9-13-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/18/18 P Anibal Sanchez Leg 10-day DL (04/18)
04/18/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/18)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 C Tyler Flowers Oblique 10-day DL (03/30)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
03/26/18 P Luiz Gohara Ankle 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/10/18 3B Eugenio Suarez Thumb 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Michael Lorenzen Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P David Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
03/26/18 P Anthony DeSclafani Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Kevin Shackelford Forearm 10-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 12-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Wisler has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 1.29 and a WHIP of 0.29 this season. He has 8 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 2 hits. He's allowed 2.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.26 and they have given up 61 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the bullpen and they've struck out 82 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 160 base hits and 77 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 110 batters and struck out 207. They have walked 5.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .263, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Ozzie Albies is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 26 hits this season in 90 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .611 and an OPS+ of 159. Dansby Swanson is hitting .329 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 82 at bats. His OPS+ is 150 while his slugging percentage is at .524. The Braves have 194 hits, including 48 doubles and 21 home runs. Atlanta has walked 81 times so far this season and they have struck out 170 times as a unit. They have left 152 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 5.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 115 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 4-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.05, Brandon Finnegan has a 0-2 record and a 2.59 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 7.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 11 hits. He's allowing 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 8.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.33 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 70 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.43. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 188 base knocks and 115 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 2nd in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 92 hitters and struck out 160 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 5.21.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 26th in the league. The Reds hold a .314 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Scooter Gennett comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .316. He has 24 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 89 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .326 with an OPS+ of 79. Joey Votto is hitting .247 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 19 hits in 77 at bats while driving in 7 runs. He has an OPS+ of 74 and a slugging percentage of .260. The Reds as a unit have 163 base hits, including 28 doubles and 12 homers. Cincinnati has walked 77 times this year and they have struck out on 197 occasions. They have had 161 men left on base and have an OPS of .620. They have scored 3.23 runs per game and totaled 71 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +100
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