Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers 5/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, May 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon Finnegan vs. Kenta Maeda
The Cincinnati Reds head to Dodger Stadium on Friday, May 11, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Brandon Finnegan for the Reds and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +196 and Los Angeles at -212. The Reds have a 17-20-0 over/under mark and a 18-19-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 20-16-0 against the run line and have a 19-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 17-20-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 18-19-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 19-17-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 20-16-0 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
05/10/18 P Tony Cingrani Rest 10-day DL (05/09)
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
04/15/18 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 10-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon Finnegan has a 0-3 record with an earned run average of 7.40 and a WHIP of 2.03 this year. He has 14 strikeouts over his 20.2 innings pitched and he's given up 27 hits. He allows 11.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 7.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 139 hitters and walked 66 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.04. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 331 base hits and 184 earned runs. They have allowed 57 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 138 batters and struck out 288. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .240, good for 19th in the league. The Reds hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jose Peraza is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .307. He has 41 hits this season in 145 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .379 and an OPS+ of 87. Joey Votto is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .427. The Reds have 300 hits, including 60 doubles and 32 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 296 times as a unit. They have left 279 men on base and have a team OPS of .692. They score 4 runs per contest and have scored a total of 148 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.02, Kenta Maeda has a 2-2 record and a 1.40 WHIP this season. He has 41 strikeouts over the 31.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 33 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 151 batters and walked 62 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 3.88. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 305 base knocks and 143 earned runs this season. They have given up 44 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 120 hitters and struck out 363 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 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 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 16th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .338. He has 38 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 136 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 119. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 31 hits in 110 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 145 and a slugging percentage of .500. The Dodgers as a unit have 306 base hits, including 72 doubles and 32 homers. Los Angeles has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 316 occasions. They have had 273 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 162 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -212
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