Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds 9/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ross Stripling vs. Anthony DeSclafani
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Great American Ball Park on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The expected starting pitchers are Ross Stripling for the Dodgers and Anthony DeSclafani for the Reds.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -182 and Cincinnati at +172. The Dodgers have a 62-75-7 over/under mark and a 67-77-0 run line record. The Reds are 81-64-0 against the run line and have a 76-64-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 62-75-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 67-77-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 76-64-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 81-64-0 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)
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 78-66 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ross Stripling has a 8-3 record with an earned run average of 2.61 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 121 strikeouts over his 110.1 innings pitched and he's given up 108 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 460 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 551 hitters and walked 183 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8 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 3.47. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,156 base hits and 504 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 378 batters and struck out 1,382. 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. Manny Machado is hitting .301 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 167 hits this season in 555 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 148. Max Muncy is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 88 hits and he has driven in 64 men in 347 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .582. The Dodgers have 1,199 hits, including 257 doubles and 202 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 565 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,268 times as a unit. They have left 1,023 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 681 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 62-83 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.56, Anthony DeSclafani has a 7-4 record and a 1.27 WHIP this season. He has 82 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 97 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.22 and they have given up 534 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 483 batters and walked 228 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 4.76. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,358 base knocks and 684 earned runs this season. They have given up 212 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 488 hitters and struck out 1,124 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 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 5th in the league. The Reds hold a .409 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. Jose Peraza comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .332. He has 165 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 566 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .410 with an OPS+ of 98. Scooter Gennett is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 170 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 87 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .506. The Reds as a unit have 1,291 base hits, including 237 doubles and 155 homers. Cincinnati has walked 516 times this year and they have struck out on 1,217 occasions. They have had 1,066 men left on base and have an OPS of .743. They have scored 4.58 runs per game and totaled 664 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +172
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