Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds 9/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Luis Castillo
The Los Angeles Dodgers visit Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers and Luis Castillo for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at -150 and Cincinnati at +140. The Dodgers have a 62-74-7 over/under record and a 67-76-0 run line mark. The Reds are 80-64-0 against the run line and have a 75-64-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-74-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-76-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 75-64-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 80-64-0 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 78-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 2.16 and a WHIP of 1.03 this season. He has 67 strikeouts over his 58.1 innings pitched and he's given up 48 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.83 and they have given up 454 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the bullpen and they've struck out 545 hitters and walked 182 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 3.43. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,142 base hits and 495 earned runs. They have allowed 159 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 375 batters and struck out 1,370. 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 3.63.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Max Muncy is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .377. He has 87 hits this season in 344 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .584 and an OPS+ of 156. Manny Machado is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 165 hits and he has driven in 90 men in 550 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Dodgers have 1,190 hits, including 255 doubles and 200 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 559 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,259 times as a unit. They have left 1,014 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 675 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 61-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.79, Luis Castillo has a 8-12 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 149 strikeouts over the 148.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He's allowing 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 530 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 479 batters and walked 225 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 4.75. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,349 base knocks and 678 earned runs this season. They have given up 210 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 482 hitters and struck out 1,115 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.75.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th 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 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Scooter Gennett comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .361. He has 166 hits this year along with 84 RBI in 527 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 129. Jose Peraza is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 163 hits in 562 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 97 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Reds as a unit have 1,277 base hits, including 233 doubles and 154 homers. Cincinnati has walked 513 times this year and they have struck out on 1,205 occasions. They have had 1,058 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.54 runs per game and totaled 654 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +140
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