Cincinnati Reds at Atlanta Braves 6/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. Anibal Sanchez
The Cincinnati Reds head to SunTrust Park on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 to take on the Atlanta Braves. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Reds and Anibal Sanchez for the Braves.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +147 and Atlanta at -157. The Reds have a 37-37-3 over/under mark and a 43-34-0 run line record. The Braves are 42-34-0 against the run line and have a 38-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 37-37-3 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 43-34-0 against the run line
Important Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 38-35-3 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 42-34-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
06/02/18 P Homer Bailey Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
06/24/18 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder 10-day DL (06/21)
06/22/18 P Jose Ramirez Shoulder 60-day DL (04/18)
06/22/18 P Michael Soroka Shoulder 10-day DL (06/20)
06/17/18 P Mike Foltynewicz Triceps 10-day DL (06/14)
05/28/18 CF Ronald Acuna Jr. Knee 10-day DL (05/28)
03/30/18 P Chase Whitley Heel 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Jacob Lindgren Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Grant Dayton Elbow 60-day DL (02/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 32-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 5.66 and a WHIP of 1.35 this year. He has 52 strikeouts over his 68.1 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.99 and they have given up 273 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 264 hitters and walked 125 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.78. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 700 base hits and 366 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 284 batters and struck out 589. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.73.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Reds hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .332 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 93 hits this season in 280 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 141. Joey Votto is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .433. He has totaled 83 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 272 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Reds have 679 hits, including 122 doubles and 81 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 291 times so far this season and they have struck out 635 times as a unit. They have left 589 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 346 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Atlanta has a 44-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.55, Anibal Sanchez has a 3-1 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 39 strikeouts over the 42.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Braves bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 281 batters and walked 129 opposing hitters. As a team, Atlanta allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.67. The Braves pitchers as a team have surrendered 589 base knocks and 282 earned runs this season. They have given up 75 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Atlanta as a staff has walked 292 hitters and struck out 680 batters. They give up a walk 3.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.92.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Braves hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Nick Markakis comes into this matchup batting .328 with an OBP of .392. He has 99 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 302 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 141. Freddie Freeman is hitting .327 this season and he has an OBP of .415. He has collected 96 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Braves as a unit have 695 base hits, including 160 doubles and 88 homers. Atlanta has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 603 occasions. They have had 540 men left on base and have an OPS of .756. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 378 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Braves MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Braves -157
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