Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers 4/16/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, April 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Brent Suter
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, April 16, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
Cincinnati opens at +113 while Milwaukee opens at -123. The Reds have a 6-8-0 over/under record and a 5-9-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 7-8-0 against the run line and have a 7-8-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 6-8-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 5-9-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 7-8-0 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 7-8-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/10/18 LF Scott Schebler Elbow 10-day DL (04/06)
04/10/18 3B Eugenio Suarez Thumb 10-day DL (04/09)
03/30/18 P Michael Lorenzen Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P David Hernandez 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)
03/26/18 P Kevin Shackelford Forearm 10-day DL (03/29)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
04/14/18 C Manny Pina Calf is "?" Sunday vs New York Mets
04/14/18 1B Ryan Braun Back left last game, is "?" Sunday vs New York Mets
04/08/18 LF Christian Yelich Oblique 10-day DL (04/05)
04/06/18 P Corey Knebel Hamstring 10-day DL (04/06)
03/29/18 P Boone Logan Triceps 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 2-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 7.31 and a WHIP of 1.31 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 16 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.19 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 50 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.04. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 124 base hits and 83 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 62 batters and struck out 104. They have walked 4.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 5.43.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .228, good for 25th in the league. The Reds hold a .319 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .286. He has 13 hits this season in 52 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .250 and an OPS+ of 50. Scooter Gennett is hitting .328 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 19 hits and he has driven in 4 men in 58 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .397. The Reds have 107 hits, including 14 doubles and 9 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 47 times so far this season and they have struck out 130 times as a unit. They have left 103 men on base and have a team OPS of .621. They score 3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 42 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 8-7 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.70, Brent Suter has a 1-1 record and a 1.44 WHIP this season. He has 11 strikeouts over the 15.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 17 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.65. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.59 and they have given up 49 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 74 batters and walked 25 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 127 base knocks and 58 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 53 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 3.94.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 11th in the league. The Brewers hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .278 with an OBP of .333. He has 15 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 54 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 103. Christian Yelich is hitting .385 this season and he has an OBP of .407. He has collected 10 hits in 26 at bats while driving in 5 runs. He has an OPS+ of 168 and a slugging percentage of .577. The Brewers as a unit have 130 base hits, including 27 doubles and 18 homers. Milwaukee has walked 38 times this year and they have struck out on 135 occasions. They have had 109 men left on base and have an OPS of .698. They have scored 3.6 runs per game and totaled 54 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +113
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