Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers 9/17/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Wade Miley
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday, September 17, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds and Wade Miley for the Brewers.
Cincinnati opens at +168 while Milwaukee opens at -178. The Reds have a 76-67-6 over/under record and a 84-65-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 80-69-0 against the run line and have a 72-74-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-67-6 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 84-65-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 72-74-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 80-69-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/26/18 P Brent Suter Forearm 60-day DL (7/23)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 63-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 4.80 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 87 strikeouts over his 99.1 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He's allowed 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 546 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 492 hitters and walked 235 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.4 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 4.71. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,385 base hits and 695 earned runs. They have allowed 215 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 502 batters and struck out 1,163. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Reds hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .320 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 174 hits this season in 544 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .502 and an OPS+ of 131. Jose Peraza is hitting .294 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 171 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 582 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .421. The Reds have 1,319 hits, including 240 doubles and 160 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 524 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,255 times as a unit. They have left 1,090 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 670 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 85-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.23, Wade Miley has a 4-2 record and a 1.19 WHIP this season. He has 45 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 57 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 478 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 621 batters and walked 226 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,169 base knocks and 569 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 518 hitters and struck out 1,305 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 13th in the league. The Brewers hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .402. He has 155 hits this year along with 36 RBI in 496 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .429 with an OPS+ of 123. Christian Yelich is hitting .315 this season and he has an OBP of .384. He has collected 166 hits in 527 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .560. The Brewers as a unit have 1,273 base hits, including 231 doubles and 193 homers. Milwaukee has walked 484 times this year and they have struck out on 1,342 occasions. They have had 1,015 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.49 runs per game and totaled 669 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -178
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