Atlanta Braves at Cincinnati Reds MLB Tips 4/23/2019
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Kevin Gausman vs. Sonny Gray
The Atlanta Braves visit Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Kevin Gausman for the Braves and Sonny Gray for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Atlanta at +102 and Cincinnati at -112. The Braves have a 11-9-1 over/under record and a 10-11-0 run line mark. The Reds are 12-9-0 against the run line and have a 4-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Atlanta Braves Betting Trends
The Atlanta Braves are 11-9-1 against the over/under
The Atlanta Braves are 10-11-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-17-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 12-9-0 against the run line
Key Atlanta Braves Injuries
04/17/19 P Arodys Vizcaino Shoulder is out for season
04/15/19 P Jonny Venters Calf 10-day IL (04/15)
03/25/19 P Darren O'Day Arm 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Mike Foltynewicz Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/22/19 1B Joey Votto Back is questionable Tuesday vs Atlanta Braves
04/22/19 LF Matt Kemp Facial left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Atlanta Braves
03/30/19 3B Alex Blandino Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Alex Wood Back 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Scooter Gennett Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Braves have a 11-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kevin Gausman has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.75 and a WHIP of 0.76 this season. He has 22 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 4.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 92 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Atlanta allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Braves pitchers collectively have given up 166 base hits and 93 earned runs. They have allowed 25 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Atlanta as a pitching staff has walked 95 batters and struck out 178. They have walked 4.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.48 and their FIP as a unit is 4.74.
As a team Atlanta is hitting .259, good for 11th in the league. The Braves hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .356, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Freddie Freeman is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .424. He has 22 hits this season in 75 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .453 and an OPS+ of 133. Dansby Swanson is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 62 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .565. The Braves have 173 hits, including 33 doubles and 27 home runs. Atlanta has walked 96 times so far this season and they have struck out 184 times as a unit. They have left 155 men on base and have a team OPS of .801. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 103 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 8-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.79, Sonny Gray has a 0-3 record and a 0.93 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 19.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He's allowing 5.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 63 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 32 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 144 base knocks and 62 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 72 hitters and struck out 195 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .193, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .259, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.2 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .234 with an OBP of .347. He has 15 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 64 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 115. Joey Votto is hitting .227 this season and he has an OBP of .311. He has collected 15 hits in 66 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 87 and a slugging percentage of .409. The Reds as a unit have 124 base hits, including 28 doubles and 27 homers. Cincinnati has walked 50 times this year and they have struck out on 176 occasions. They have had 98 men left on base and have an OPS of .628. They have scored 3.45 runs per game and totaled 69 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Braves/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds -112
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