Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds 7/26/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ranger Suarez vs. Tyler Mahle
The Philadelphia Phillies visit Great American Ball Park on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Ranger Suarez for the Phillies and Tyler Mahle for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Philadelphia at +112 and Cincinnati at -122. The Phillies have a 44-51-5 over/under record and a 48-52-0 run line mark. The Reds are 57-44-0 against the run line and have a 53-43-5 over/under record.
Valuable Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Philadelphia Phillies are 44-51-5 against the over/under
The Philadelphia Phillies are 48-52-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 53-43-5 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 57-44-0 against the run line
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
07/23/18 P Edubray Ramos Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/10/18 CF Pedro Florimon Foot 60-day DL (07/10)
06/20/18 SS J.P. Crawford Hand 10-day DL (06/20)
05/08/18 P Adam Morgan Back 10-day DL (05/08)
04/27/18 P Ben Lively Back 10-day DL (04/27)
03/26/18 P Jerad Eickhoff Back 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
07/25/18 C Tyler Stephenson Knee 10-day DL (07/23)
07/21/18 2B Alex Blandino Knee 10-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 Phillies have a 56-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ranger Suarez is expected to make his debut for Philly. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.95 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 360 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Phillies pitchers collectively have given up 819 base hits and 384 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Philadelphia as a pitching staff has walked 299 batters and struck out 910. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Philadelphia is hitting .235, good for 26th in the league. The Phillies hold a .393 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Odubel Herrera is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .329. He has 107 hits this season in 385 at bats with 56 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 112. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .265 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .371. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 33 men in 377 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .374. The Phillies have 790 hits, including 151 doubles and 115 home runs. Philadelphia has walked 383 times so far this season and they have struck out 960 times as a unit. They have left 700 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 442 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 44-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Tyler Mahle has a 7-8 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 101 strikeouts over the 106.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 110 hits. He's allowing 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.18 and they have given up 372 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 341 batters and walked 165 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 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 935 base knocks and 480 earned runs this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year, which ranks 1st in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 359 hitters and struck out 773 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Reds hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .416. He has 100 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 355 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .428 with an OPS+ of 129. Scooter Gennett is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 115 hits in 367 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 131 and a slugging percentage of .501. The Reds as a unit have 897 base hits, including 160 doubles and 104 homers. Cincinnati has walked 388 times this year and they have struck out on 834 occasions. They have had 774 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 470 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Phillies/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds -122
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