Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers 5/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, May 13, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Rich Hill
The Cincinnati Reds head to Dodger Stadium on Sunday, May 13, 2018 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Rich Hill for the Dodgers.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at +155 and Los Angeles at -165. The Reds have a 17-22-0 over/under mark and a 20-19-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 21-17-0 against the run line and have a 21-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 17-22-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 20-19-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 21-17-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 21-17-0 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 Shoulder 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 12-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 6.47 and a WHIP of 1.54 this year. He has 38 strikeouts over his 40.1 innings pitched and he's given up 47 hits. He allows 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 137 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the bullpen and they've struck out 151 hitters and walked 67 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 340 base hits and 186 earned runs. They have allowed 58 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 143 batters and struck out 304. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .241, good for 20th in the league. The Reds hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .408. He has 39 hits this season in 138 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .428 and an OPS+ of 129. Jose Peraza is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .302. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 151 at bats. His OPS+ is 84 while his slugging percentage is at .377. The Reds have 319 hits, including 65 doubles and 34 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 147 times so far this season and they have struck out 312 times as a unit. They have left 295 men on base and have a team OPS of .696. They score 4.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 158 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 16-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.11, Rich Hill has a 1-1 record and a 1.74 WHIP this season. He has 21 strikeouts over the 19 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 140 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 154 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 324 base knocks and 153 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 125 hitters and struck out 379 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 21st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Yasmani Grandal comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .377. He has 31 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 116 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 135. Cody Bellinger is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 39 hits in 143 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Dodgers as a unit have 315 base hits, including 73 doubles and 33 homers. Los Angeles has walked 148 times this year and they have struck out on 332 occasions. They have had 286 men left on base and have an OPS of .708. They have scored 4.34 runs per game and totaled 165 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -165
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