Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies 4/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Nick Pivetta
The Cincinnati Reds head to Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 to take on the Philadelphia Phillies. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Nick Pivetta for the Phillies.
The odds for this matchup have Cincinnati at -102 and Philadelphia at -108. The Reds have a 5-4-0 over/under mark and a 4-5-0 run line record. The Phillies are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 5-3-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 5-4-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-5-0 against the run line
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 5-3-1 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/09/18 LF Scott Schebler Elbow is "?" Tuesday vs Philadelphia Phillies
04/09/18 3B Eugenio Suarez Thumb is out indefinitely
03/30/18 P Michael Lorenzen Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/30/18 P David Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Rookie Davis Hip 60-day DL (03/02)
03/26/18 P Anthony DeSclafani Oblique 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Brandon Finnegan Biceps 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Kevin Shackelford Forearm 10-day DL (03/29)
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
03/30/18 P Pat Neshek Shoulder 10-day DL (03/30)
03/29/18 P Mark Leiter Forearm 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 P Tommy Hunter Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 2-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 1.60 this year. He has 9 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 12 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.97 and they have given up 31 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 25 hitters and walked 17 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.4 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.96. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 79 base hits and 51 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 36 batters and struck out 55. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 5.53.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .242, good for 10th in the league. The Reds hold a .352 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 9 hits this season in 35 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .257 and an OPS+ of 60. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .424. He has totaled 8 hits and he has driven in 7 men in 27 at bats. His OPS+ is 192 while his slugging percentage is at .630. The Reds have 72 hits, including 10 doubles and 7 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 33 times so far this season and they have struck out 81 times as a unit. They have left 70 men on base and have a team OPS of .676. They score 3.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 30 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 4-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Nick Pivetta has a 1-0 record and a 1.14 WHIP this season. He has 12 strikeouts over the 9.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 9 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.79 and they have given up 29 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 32 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.6 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 4.29. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 76 base knocks and 38 earned runs this season. They have given up 7 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 32 hitters and struck out 78 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 3.69.
As a team, they are batting .232, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.7 hits per contest. Rhys Hoskins comes into this matchup batting .429 with an OBP of .553. He has 12 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 28 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .821 with an OPS+ of 277. Carlos Santana is hitting .182 this season and he has an OBP of .250. He has collected 6 hits in 33 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Phillies as a unit have 69 base hits, including 17 doubles and 11 homers. Philadelphia has walked 43 times this year and they have struck out on 87 occasions. They have had 60 men left on base and have an OPS of .734. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 48 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Phillies -108
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