Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers 9/19/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Harvey vs. Gio Gonzalez
Miller Park is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Harvey for the Reds and Gio Gonzalez for the Brewers.
Cincinnati opens at +155 while Milwaukee opens at -180. The Reds have a 76-69-6 over/under record and a 85-66-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 81-70-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-69-6 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 85-66-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 72-76-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 81-70-0 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 64-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Harvey has a 7-8 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 120 strikeouts over his 144.2 innings pitched and he's given up 152 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 551 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 495 hitters and walked 236 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 1,401 base hits and 703 earned runs. They have allowed 217 home runs this season, ranking them 2nd in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 509 batters and struck out 1,173. 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 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .318 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 175 hits this season in 550 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .498 and an OPS+ of 128. Jose Peraza is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 172 hits and he has driven in 54 men in 591 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .416. The Reds have 1,333 hits, including 242 doubles and 162 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 529 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,273 times as a unit. They have left 1,108 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 672 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 86-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.44, Gio Gonzalez has a 8-11 record and a 1.50 WHIP this season. He has 139 strikeouts over the 156 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 159 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 483 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 630 batters and walked 229 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 3.8. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,182 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 524 hitters and struck out 1,320 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 4.05.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 12th in the league. The Brewers hold a .420 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. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .399. He has 155 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 501 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .425 with an OPS+ of 122. Christian Yelich is hitting .318 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 170 hits in 535 at bats while driving in 93 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .570. The Brewers as a unit have 1,289 base hits, including 236 doubles and 197 homers. Milwaukee has walked 489 times this year and they have struck out on 1,358 occasions. They have had 1,026 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 679 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -180
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