Cleveland Indians at Cincinnati Reds 8/13/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 13, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Homer Bailey
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, August 13, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Homer Bailey for the Reds.
Cleveland opens at -161 while Cincinnati opens at +151. The Indians have a 58-54-4 over/under record and a 55-61-0 run line mark. The Reds are 67-50-0 against the run line and have a 61-51-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 58-54-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 55-61-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 61-51-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 67-50-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/12/18 DH Edwin Encarnacion Biceps missed last game, is "?" Sunday vs Chicago White Sox
08/12/18 P Trevor Bauer Ankle left last game, is "?" for next scheduled start
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 10-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-day DL (07/28)
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/12/18 1B Joey Votto Leg is "?" Sunday vs Arizona Diamondbacks
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 65-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 7-7 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.20 this year. He has 144 strikeouts over his 146.2 innings pitched and he's given up 130 hits. He's allowed 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 304 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 303 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 960 base hits and 442 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 1,066. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.83.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .257, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .409. He has 126 hits this season in 423 at bats with 84 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .624 and an OPS+ of 170. Francisco Lindor is hitting .295 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .374. He has totaled 139 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 471 at bats. His OPS+ is 146 while his slugging percentage is at .567. The Indians have 1,027 hits, including 223 doubles and 162 home runs. Cleveland has walked 389 times so far this season and they have struck out 857 times as a unit. They have left 803 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 585 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 52-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.19, Homer Bailey has a 1-9 record and a 1.59 WHIP this season. He has 54 strikeouts over the 80 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 100 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 427 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 381 batters and walked 184 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,074 base knocks and 542 earned runs this season. They have given up 166 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 403 hitters and struck out 885 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .399 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 contest. Scooter Gennett comes into this matchup batting .310 with an OBP of .361. He has 132 hits this year along with 68 RBI in 426 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 126. Jose Peraza is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .327. He has collected 129 hits in 456 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 91 and a slugging percentage of .384. The Reds as a unit have 1,034 base hits, including 187 doubles and 119 homers. Cincinnati has walked 434 times this year and they have struck out on 971 occasions. They have had 883 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.57 runs per game and totaled 535 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +151
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