Cincinnati Reds at Cleveland Indians MLB Point Spread Picks 6/12/2019
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Zach Plesac
Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (29-35, 5th in NL Central) travel to Progressive Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Cleveland Indians (33-32, 2nd in AL Central). The Reds open this contest at +120 while the Indians are priced at -130. The over/under opens at 9.
The Reds have been solid for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 29-35-0 SU. The Indians cover 50.8% of the time, going 33-32-0 straight up. The Indians have been solid for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as the favorite, going 22-25-0 SU. Cincinnati has gone 13-25-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 34.2% of the time.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a rough Over play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 23-39-2.
Cincinnati is covering 41.2% of the time away from home, having gone 14-20-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians cover 54.3% of the time at Progressive Field, going 19-16-0 SU.
The Indians have been a rough Over play for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 27-36-2.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
6/10/2019 Alex Blandino SS Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/9/2019 Robert Stephenson RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/31/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
5/26/2019 Scooter Gennett 2B Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
6/10/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
6/9/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/9/2019 Jason Kipnis 2B Hip Probable for Jun 11
6/7/2019 Mike Clevinger SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
6/5/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/5/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/28/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/7/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 29-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.70 and a WHIP of 1.35 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 59.1 innings pitched and he's given up 61 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.56 and they have given up 194 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen and they've struck out 246 hitters and walked 81 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 498 base hits and 229 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 204 batters and struck out 616. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .233, good for 26th in the league. The Reds hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 60 hits this season in 206 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 91. Joey Votto is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 219 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .379. The Reds have 499 hits, including 87 doubles and 86 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 194 times so far this season and they have struck out 557 times as a unit. They have left 399 men on base and have a team OPS of .703. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 273 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 33-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.86, Zach Plesac has a 1-1 record and a 0.88 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 19.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 14 hits. He's allowing 6.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.24 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 208 batters and walked 64 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.98. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 518 base knocks and 252 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 605 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.11.Related: What Happens to My Bet if My Parlay Has a Canceled Game?
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .298 with an OBP of .366. He has 54 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 181 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .536 with an OPS+ of 134. Carlos Santana is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 65 hits in 228 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 139 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Indians as a unit have 480 base hits, including 93 doubles and 78 homers. Cleveland has walked 241 times this year and they have struck out on 556 occasions. They have had 425 men left on base and have an OPS of .697. They have scored 4.17 runs per game and totaled 271 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds +120
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