Cincinnati Reds at New York Mets 8/8/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Robert Stephenson vs. Jacob deGrom
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Mets on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Robert Stephenson for the Reds and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
Cincinnati opens at -131 while New York opens at +121. The Reds have a 59-49-5 over/under record and a 64-49-0 run line mark. The Mets are 51-59-0 against the run line and have a 49-57-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 59-49-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 64-49-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 49-57-4 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 51-59-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/07/18 C Tucker Barnhart Undisclosed is "?" Tuesday vs New York Mets
08/07/18 1B Joey Votto Knee is not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs New York Mets
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
06/22/18 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 49-64 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Robert Stephenson is expected to make his debut for Cincinnati.. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.07 and they have given up 416 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 372 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 4.72. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,050 base hits and 530 earned runs. They have allowed 164 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 388 batters and struck out 851. 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 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Scooter Gennett is hitting .310 with an on-base percentage of .361. He has 127 hits this season in 410 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .493 and an OPS+ of 128. Jose Peraza is hitting .282 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 124 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 439 at bats. His OPS+ is 92 while his slugging percentage is at .387. The Reds have 999 hits, including 183 doubles and 117 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 425 times so far this season and they have struck out 937 times as a unit. They have left 856 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 520 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 46-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.85, Jacob deGrom has a 5-7 record and a 0.97 WHIP this season. He has 173 strikeouts over the 146.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 109 hits. He allows 6.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 381 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 357 batters and walked 173 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 964 base knocks and 482 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 351 hitters and struck out 962 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 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Brandon Nimmo comes into this matchup batting .243 with an OBP of .371. He has 76 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 313 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .460 with an OPS+ of 132. Amed Rosario is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .278. He has collected 81 hits in 348 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 75 and a slugging percentage of .351. The Mets as a unit have 842 base hits, including 171 doubles and 114 homers. New York has walked 385 times this year and they have struck out on 947 occasions. They have had 739 men left on base and have an OPS of .687. They have scored 3.91 runs per game and totaled 430 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds -131
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