Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips 4/16/2019
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Mahle vs. Kenta Maeda
The Cincinnati Reds visit Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Tyler Mahle for the Reds and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +172 and Los Angeles at -182. The Reds have a 4-10-0 over/under record and a 6-8-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 10-5-0 against the run line and have a 3-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-10-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 6-8-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 3-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 10-5-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/14/19 LF Derek Dietrich Upper Body left last game, is questionable Monday vs Los Angeles Dodgers
04/11/19 P Sonny Gray Calf left last game, is questionable for next start
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)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
04/11/19 C Russell Martin Back 10-day IL (04/10)
04/08/19 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 10-day IL (04/08)
03/25/19 P Clayton Kershaw Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Rich Hill Knee 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 5-9 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Mahle has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 0.82 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 11 innings pitched and he's given up 7 hits. He's allowed 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.51 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 27 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.21. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 106 base hits and 44 earned runs. They have allowed 11 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 56 batters and struck out 129. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .210, good for 25th in the league. The Reds hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .285, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 6.7 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .245 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 12 hits this season in 49 at bats with 2 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .408 and an OPS+ of 94. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .423. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 42 at bats. His OPS+ is 156 while his slugging percentage is at .571. The Reds have 94 hits, including 23 doubles and 20 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 41 times so far this season and they have struck out 125 times as a unit. They have left 78 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 3.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 52 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 9-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.76, Kenta Maeda has a 2-1 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 17 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He's allowing 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.14 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 64 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 145 base knocks and 80 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 135 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.54.
As a team, they are batting .284, good for 1st in the league. The Dodgers hold a .530 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .374, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per contest. Justin Turner comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .366. He has 17 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 60 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .317 with an OPS+ of 85. Cody Bellinger is hitting .424 this season and he has an OBP of .500. He has collected 28 hits in 66 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 263 and a slugging percentage of .909. The Dodgers as a unit have 165 base hits, including 30 doubles and 35 homers. Los Angeles has walked 78 times this year and they have struck out on 128 occasions. They have had 128 men left on base and have an OPS of .904. They have scored 6.41 runs per game and totaled 109 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -182
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