Cincinnati Reds at Cleveland Indians 7/9/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 9, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Mike Clevinger
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians on Monday, July 9, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
Cincinnati opens at +150 while Cleveland opens at -160. The Reds have a 44-40-5 over/under record and a 52-37-0 run line mark. The Indians are 42-45-0 against the run line and have a 45-39-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 44-40-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 52-37-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 45-39-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 42-45-0 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 39-50 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 5.08 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 29 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 317 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 304 hitters and walked 147 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.1 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 4.65. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 813 base hits and 414 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 322 batters and struck out 694. 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 .257, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .338, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .329 with an on-base percentage of .369. He has 107 hits this season in 325 at bats with 58 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 137. Joey Votto is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .428. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .443. The Reds have 791 hits, including 138 doubles and 93 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 345 times so far this season and they have struck out 734 times as a unit. They have left 683 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 417 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 49-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.11, Mike Clevinger has a 7-3 record and a 1.21 WHIP this season. He has 99 strikeouts over the 110 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.11 and they have given up 231 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 230 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 724 base knocks and 342 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 203 hitters and struck out 782 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .396. He has 96 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 328 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .595 with an OPS+ of 160. Francisco Lindor is hitting .301 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 107 hits in 355 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .572. The Indians as a unit have 771 base hits, including 177 doubles and 119 homers. Cleveland has walked 288 times this year and they have struck out on 697 occasions. They have had 602 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 440 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -160
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