Cincinnati Reds at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tips 4/15/2019
Monday, April 15, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Clayton Kershaw
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The Cincinnati Reds visit Dodger Stadium on Monday, April 15, 2019 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +160 and Los Angeles at -170. The Reds have a 3-10-0 over/under record and a 6-7-0 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 3-10-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 6-7-0 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
04/11/19 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 5-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 0.92 and a WHIP of 0.66 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 19.2 innings pitched and he's given up 5 hits. He's allowed 2.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the bullpen and they've struck out 43 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 2.76. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 95 base hits and 35 earned runs. They have allowed 7 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 50 batters and struck out 121. They have walked 3.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.27.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .203, good for 26th in the league. The Reds hold a .392 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .279, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 6.5 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .417. He has 11 hits this season in 39 at bats with 6 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 152. Joey Votto is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .353. He has totaled 11 hits and he has driven in 2 men in 44 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Reds have 84 hits, including 20 doubles and 18 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 38 times so far this season and they have struck out 117 times as a unit. They have left 71 men on base and have a team OPS of .671. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 47 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 8-8 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 69 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 62 batters and walked 21 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.8 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 4.94. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 141 base knocks and 79 earned runs this season. They have given up 24 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 46 hitters and struck out 130 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.65.
As a team, they are batting .282, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .529 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .372, which is good for 1st in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.6 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .422 with an OBP of .479. He has 27 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 64 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .922 with an OPS+ of 259. Justin Turner is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 17 hits in 60 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 85 and a slugging percentage of .317. The Dodgers as a unit have 154 base hits, including 28 doubles and 33 homers. Los Angeles has walked 73 times this year and they have struck out on 120 occasions. They have had 119 men left on base and have an OPS of .901. They have scored 6.38 runs per game and totaled 102 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -170
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