Cincinnati Reds at Miami Marlins 9/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Lorenzen vs. Trevor Richards
The Cincinnati Reds head to Marlins Park on Sunday, September 23, 2018 to take on the Miami Marlins. The expected starting pitchers are Michael Lorenzen for the Reds and Trevor Richards for the Marlins.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at -125 and Miami at +105. The Reds have a 76-73-6 over/under mark and a 87-68-0 run line record. The Marlins are 77-76-0 against the run line and have a 76-71-6 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-73-6 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 87-68-0 against the run line
Important Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 76-71-6 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 77-76-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
09/21/18 SS Jose Peraza Illness is questionable Saturday vs Miami Marlins
08/30/18 P Robert Stephenson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/27)
07/26/18 LF Jesse Winker Shoulder 60-day DL (07/26)
07/25/18 C Tyler Stephenson Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/21/18 2B Alex Blandino Knee 60-day DL (07/21)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
09/22/18 P Jose Urena Hand is probable for next scheduled start Saturday vs Cincinnati Reds
09/16/18 P Dan Straily Oblique is questionable for next scheduled start
09/05/18 3B Martin Prado Abdominal 60-day DL (09/05)
09/01/18 P Pablo Lopez Shoulder is out for season
07/24/18 1B Garrett Cooper Wrist 60-day DL (07/21)
07/10/18 P Caleb Smith Back 60-day DL (06/25)
06/16/18 P Chris O'Grady Shoulder 60-day DL (04/17)
03/30/18 P Brett Graves Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 66-89 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.32 this year. He has 52 strikeouts over his 71.1 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 557 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 507 hitters and walked 242 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.65. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,425 base hits and 713 earned runs. They have allowed 219 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 519 batters and struck out 1,204. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.69.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Reds hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .316 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 178 hits this season in 563 at bats with 92 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .499 and an OPS+ of 129. Jose Peraza is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 175 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 604 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .419. The Reds have 1,355 hits, including 248 doubles and 164 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 541 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,309 times as a unit. They have left 1,132 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 679 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Miami has a 60-93 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.95, Trevor Richards has a 3-9 record and a 1.45 WHIP this season. He has 113 strikeouts over the 112.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.38 and they have given up 602 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Marlins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 519 batters and walked 265 opposing hitters. As a team, Miami allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The Marlins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,326 base knocks and 734 earned runs this season. They have given up 186 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Miami as a staff has walked 569 hitters and struck out 1,194 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.57.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Marlins hold a .359 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Brian Anderson comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .352. He has 151 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 564 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .392 with an OPS+ of 113. Starlin Castro is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 162 hits in 574 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .406. The Marlins as a unit have 1,239 base hits, including 212 doubles and 124 homers. Miami has walked 435 times this year and they have struck out on 1,311 occasions. They have had 1,066 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.66 runs per game and totaled 560 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Marlins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Marlins +105
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