Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball Betting Tips 4/17/2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Walker Buehler
The Cincinnati Reds visit Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Sonny Gray for the Reds and Walker Buehler for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +174 and Los Angeles at -185. The Reds have a 4-11-0 over/under record and a 7-8-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 10-6-0 against the run line and have a 4-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-11-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 7-8-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 4-12-0 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 10-6-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
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
04/15/19 1B Cody Bellinger Knee left last game, is questionable Tuesday vs Cincinnati Reds
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 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 5-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 2.03 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 13 strikeouts over his 13.1 innings pitched and he's given up 10 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.64 and they have given up 51 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 51 hitters and walked 28 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.29. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 111 base hits and 48 earned runs. They have allowed 12 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 62 batters and struck out 139. They have walked 4.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 3.77.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .210, good for 26th in the league. The Reds hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .281, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.7 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .283 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 13 hits this season in 46 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .543 and an OPS+ of 145. Joey Votto is hitting .240 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 50 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .400. The Reds have 101 hits, including 24 doubles and 21 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 41 times so far this season and they have struck out 135 times as a unit. They have left 80 men on base and have a team OPS of .681. They score 3.67 runs per contest and have scored a total of 55 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 10-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.25, Walker Buehler has a 1-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 12 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.22. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 71 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 68 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 152 base knocks and 83 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 48 hitters and struck out 145 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 4.41.
As a team, they are batting .279, good for 2nd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .520 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .372, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .433 with an OBP of .513. He has 29 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 67 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .925 with an OPS+ of 270. Justin Turner is hitting .302 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 19 hits in 63 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .333. The Dodgers as a unit have 170 base hits, including 31 doubles and 36 homers. Los Angeles has walked 84 times this year and they have struck out on 138 occasions. They have had 137 men left on base and have an OPS of .891. They have scored 6.28 runs per game and totaled 113 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers -185
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