Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets 8/7/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sal Romano vs. Jason Vargas
The Cincinnati Reds head to Citi Field on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Sal Romano for the Reds and Jason Vargas for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at -110 and New York at +100. The Reds have a 58-49-5 over/under mark and a 64-48-0 run line record. The Mets are 50-59-0 against the run line and have a 48-57-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 58-49-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 64-48-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 48-57-4 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 50-59-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
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)
07/19/18 LF Scott Schebler Shoulder 10-day DL (07/15)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/05/18 P Anthony Swarzak Shoulder 10-day DL (08/04)
08/03/18 P Steven Matz Forearm 10-day DL (08/01)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21); is out for season
06/24/18 P Jason Vargas Calf 10-day DL (06/20)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/19/18 RF Jay Bruce Hip 10-day DL (06/18)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 49-63 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sal Romano has a 6-9 record with an earned run average of 5.12 and a WHIP of 1.42 this year. He has 82 strikeouts over his 116 innings pitched and he's given up 123 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 411 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 369 hitters and walked 178 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,034 base hits and 524 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 388 batters and struck out 846. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.80.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 126 hits this season in 407 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .494 and an OPS+ of 128. Joey Votto is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .424. He has totaled 111 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 387 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .426. The Reds have 992 hits, including 183 doubles and 117 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 423 times so far this season and they have struck out 928 times as a unit. They have left 849 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 516 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 45-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.23, Jason Vargas has a 2-7 record and a 1.79 WHIP this season. He has 42 strikeouts over the 47 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.96 and they have given up 380 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 172 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 957 base knocks and 478 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 349 hitters and struck out 953 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.24.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .377 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.6 hits per contest. Brandon Nimmo comes into this matchup batting .246 with an OBP of .375. He has 76 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 309 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .466 with an OPS+ of 135. Amed Rosario is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .279. He has collected 80 hits in 343 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 76 and a slugging percentage of .353. The Mets as a unit have 826 base hits, including 171 doubles and 112 homers. New York has walked 385 times this year and they have struck out on 942 occasions. They have had 730 men left on base and have an OPS of .683. They have scored 3.89 runs per game and totaled 424 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets +100
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