Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds 9/10/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 10, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Wood vs. Cody Reed
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Great American Ball Park on Monday, September 10, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Alex Wood for the Dodgers and Cody Reed for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -163 and Cincinnati at +153. The Dodgers have a 62-73-7 over/under record and a 67-75-0 run line mark. The Reds are 80-63-0 against the run line and have a 74-64-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-73-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-75-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 74-64-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 80-63-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
09/03/18 P Brock Stewart Oblique 60-day DL (09/03)
08/25/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/25)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (08/21)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
08/30/18 P Robert Stephenson Shoulder 10-day DL (08/27)
08/29/18 P Amir Garrett Ankle 10-day DL (08/29)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 77-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Wood has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 3.37 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 125 strikeouts over his 144.1 innings pitched and he's given up 133 hits. He's allowed 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 450 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 542 hitters and walked 181 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.41. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,134 base hits and 489 earned runs. They have allowed 156 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 374 batters and struck out 1,360. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .244, good for 23rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 164 hits this season in 544 at bats with 89 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .544 and an OPS+ of 149. Max Muncy is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 158 while his slugging percentage is at .586. The Dodgers have 1,176 hits, including 251 doubles and 198 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 552 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,251 times as a unit. They have left 1,002 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.69 runs per contest and have scored a total of 666 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 61-82 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.81, Cody Reed has a 0-2 record and a 1.44 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 24.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 525 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 472 batters and walked 222 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.74. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,339 base knocks and 671 earned runs this season. They have given up 207 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 476 hitters and struck out 1,103 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Reds hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jose Peraza comes into this matchup batting .289 with an OBP of .329. He has 161 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 557 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .408 with an OPS+ of 97. Scooter Gennett is hitting .317 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 166 hits in 523 at bats while driving in 84 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Reds as a unit have 1,268 base hits, including 231 doubles and 153 homers. Cincinnati has walked 510 times this year and they have struck out on 1,194 occasions. They have had 1,052 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 648 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds +153
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