Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers 5/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, May 10, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Walker Buehler
The Cincinnati Reds head to Dodger Stadium on Thursday, May 10, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Tyler Mahle for the Reds and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +200 and Los Angeles at -216. The Reds have a 17-19-0 over/under mark and a 18-18-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 19-16-0 against the run line and have a 19-16-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 17-19-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 18-18-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 19-16-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 19-16-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
03/30/18 P Michael Lorenzen 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)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
05/07/18 P Clayton Kershaw Biceps 10-day DL (05/03)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
04/29/18 RF Yasiel Puig Hip 10-day DL (04/29)
04/26/18 P Alex Wood Elbow 10-day DL (04/23)
04/15/18 2B Logan Forsythe Shoulder 10-day DL (04/15)
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 3B Justin Turner Wrist 10-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/30/18 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 9-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 4.35 and a WHIP of 1.25 this year. He has 42 strikeouts over his 39.1 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 136 hitters and walked 65 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.17. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 327 base hits and 183 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 136 batters and struck out 278. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .242, good for 18th in the league. The Reds hold a .373 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Jose Peraza is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 40 hits this season in 142 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .380 and an OPS+ of 87. Joey Votto is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .404. He has totaled 35 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 127 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .433. The Reds have 295 hits, including 60 doubles and 31 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 139 times so far this season and they have struck out 287 times as a unit. They have left 273 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 4.06 runs per contest and have scored a total of 146 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 15-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.13, Walker Buehler has a 2-0 record and a 1.06 WHIP this season. He has 19 strikeouts over the 16 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 10 hits. He allows 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 148 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 297 base knocks and 140 earned runs this season. They have given up 43 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 115 hitters and struck out 356 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.80.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .394 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .347. He has 38 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 132 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 126. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 30 hits in 107 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Dodgers as a unit have 298 base hits, including 71 doubles and 32 homers. Los Angeles has walked 137 times this year and they have struck out on 306 occasions. They have had 265 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.46 runs per game and totaled 156 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +200
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