Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers 9/18/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Lorenzen vs. Chase Anderson
The Cincinnati Reds visit Miller Park on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Michael Lorenzen for the Reds and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +180 and Milwaukee at -192. The Reds have a 76-68-6 over/under record and a 85-65-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 80-70-0 against the run line and have a 72-75-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-68-6 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 85-65-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 72-75-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 80-70-0 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 64-86 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Michael Lorenzen has a 3-1 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 49 strikeouts over his 67.1 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He's allowed 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.20 and they have given up 547 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 493 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 4.69. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,390 base hits and 696 earned runs. They have allowed 215 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 506 batters and struck out 1,166. 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 .332, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jose Peraza is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 172 hits this season in 587 at bats with 54 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .419 and an OPS+ of 101. Scooter Gennett is hitting .318 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 174 hits and he has driven in 88 men in 547 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .499. The Reds have 1,325 hits, including 241 doubles and 162 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 528 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,266 times as a unit. They have left 1,099 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 672 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 85-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.85, Chase Anderson has a 9-7 record and a 1.17 WHIP. He has 123 strikeouts over the 154.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 480 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 625 batters and walked 228 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 1,174 base knocks and 572 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 523 hitters and struck out 1,313 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 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .381. He has 166 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 531 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 146. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .311 this season and he has an OBP of .401. He has collected 155 hits in 499 at bats while driving in 36 runs. He has an OPS+ of 122 and a slugging percentage of .427. The Brewers as a unit have 1,278 base hits, including 233 doubles and 195 homers. Milwaukee has walked 486 times this year and they have struck out on 1,351 occasions. They have had 1,020 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 671 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -192
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