Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks 5/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Zack Godley
Chase Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Zack Godley for the Diamondbacks.
Cincinnati opens at +130 while Arizona opens at -140. The Reds have a 23-29-2 over/under record and a 28-26-0 run line mark. The Diamondbacks are 24-28-0 against the run line and have a 22-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 23-29-2 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 28-26-0 against the run line
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 22-28-2 against the over/under
The Arizona Diamondbacks are 24-28-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/24/18 P Raisel Iglesias Biceps 10-day DL (05/20)
05/24/18 P Austin Brice Back 10-day DL (05/20)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
03/26/18 P Anthony DeSclafani Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
05/23/18 RF Steven Souza Jr. Pectoral 10-day DL (05/22)
05/21/18 P Randall Delgado Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
05/15/18 CF A.J. Pollock Thumb 10-day DL (05/15)
05/09/18 P Braden Shipley Elbow 10-day DL (05/07)
05/05/18 P Taijuan Walker Forearm 60-day DL (05/05); is out for season
04/30/18 P Robbie Ray Oblique 10-day DL (04/30)
03/26/18 P Shelby Miller Elbow 60-day DL (02/19)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 19-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 4-4 record with an earned run average of 5.34 and a WHIP of 1.45 this year. He has 55 strikeouts over his 57.1 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 195 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 202 hitters and walked 92 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 503 base hits and 263 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 208 batters and struck out 421. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .241, good for 17th in the league. The Reds hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .340 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 67 hits this season in 197 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .558 and an OPS+ of 152. Joey Votto is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .407. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 186 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .430. The Reds have 442 hits, including 86 doubles and 51 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 194 times so far this season and they have struck out 451 times as a unit. They have left 399 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 219 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 26-26 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Zack Godley has a 4-4 record and a 1.56 WHIP this season. He has 52 strikeouts over the 55.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.56 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 159 batters and walked 59 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.33. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 383 base knocks and 173 earned runs this season. They have given up 59 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 162 hitters and struck out 460 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 30th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .363 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.9 hits per contest. David Peralta comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .333. He has 48 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 183 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .426 with an OPS+ of 100. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .203 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 38 hits in 187 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .380. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 359 base hits, including 74 doubles and 50 homers. Arizona has walked 180 times this year and they have struck out on 499 occasions. They have had 322 men left on base and have an OPS of .652. They have scored 3.62 runs per game and totaled 188 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +130
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