Cincinnati Reds at Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball Betting Tips 9/13/2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Mike Leake
Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (67-79, 4th in NL Central) go to Chase Field on Friday where they'll take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (75-71, 2nd in NL West). The moneyline on this contest has the Reds coming in at -118 and the Diamondbacks are at +108. The total has been set at 9.
The Reds have been dicey for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 67-79-0 SU. The Diamondbacks are covering 51.4% of the time, going 75-71-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a hot and cold Over pick for O/U bettors, having gone 56-84-6.
Cincinnati is covering 38.0% of the time as the visitor, having gone 27-44-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
The Diamondbacks are covering 52.2% of the time at Chase Field, going 36-33-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a less than ideal Under pick for O/U bettors, having gone 67-70-9.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
9/11/2019 Nick Senzel CF Shoulder Probable for Sep 12
9/7/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/7/2019 Jesse Winker LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/4/2019 Kyle Farmer 2B Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
9/12/2019 Robbie Ray SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 16
9/11/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 26
9/10/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 18
8/27/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Out for the season
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 67-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 14-6 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 208 strikeouts over his 173.2 innings pitched and he's given up 127 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 444 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 540 hitters and walked 213 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 1,161 base hits and 607 earned runs. They have allowed 197 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 488 batters and struck out 1,407. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.26.
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As a team Cincinnati is hitting .246, good for 24th in the league. The Reds hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 134 hits this season in 466 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .410 and an OPS+ of 85. Joey Votto is hitting .263 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 126 hits and he has driven in 44 men in 480 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .413. The Reds have 1,208 hits, including 211 doubles and 208 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 427 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,287 times as a unit. They have left 948 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 648 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 75-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.64, Mike Leake has a 11-10 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 178.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 209 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 500 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 507 batters and walked 216 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,264 base knocks and 633 earned runs this season. They have given up 191 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 465 hitters and struck out 1,266 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 12th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .323. He has 156 hits this year along with 112 RBI in 573 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .532 with an OPS+ of 115. Nick Ahmed is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 132 hits in 503 at bats while driving in 79 runs. He has an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .445. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 1,299 base hits, including 258 doubles and 208 homers. Arizona has walked 479 times this year and they have struck out on 1,214 occasions. They have had 1,007 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 740 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Diamondbacks (+108)
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