Cincinnati Reds at Cleveland Indians 7/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Cincinnati Reds head to Progressive Field on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Mahle for the Reds and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +195 and Cleveland at -211. The Reds have a 46-40-5 over/under mark and a 54-37-0 run line record. The Indians are 42-47-0 against the run line and have a 46-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 46-40-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 54-37-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 46-40-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 42-47-0 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 Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
06/17/18 P Tyler Olson Side 10-day DL (06/17)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 40-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.39 this year. He has 97 strikeouts over his 98.1 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.08 and they have given up 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 311 hitters and walked 152 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 834 base hits and 424 earned runs. They have allowed 126 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 331 batters and struck out 707. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.67.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .258, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .322 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 107 hits this season in 332 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .509 and an OPS+ of 134. Joey Votto is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .425. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 322 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Reds have 811 hits, including 141 doubles and 97 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 353 times so far this season and they have struck out 751 times as a unit. They have left 695 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 429 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 49-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.28, Carlos Carrasco has a 9-5 record and a 1.18 WHIP this season. He has 103 strikeouts over the 96.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 92 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 240 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 235 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 748 base knocks and 355 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 805 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .390. He has 97 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 337 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .582 with an OPS+ of 155. Francisco Lindor is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 108 hits in 363 at bats while driving in 57 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Indians as a unit have 786 base hits, including 182 doubles and 121 homers. Cleveland has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 709 occasions. They have had 618 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 5 runs per game and totaled 445 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +195
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