Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 6/22/2019
Saturday, June 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Jhoulys Chacin
Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (35-38, 4th in NL Central) travel to Miller Park on Saturday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (40-35, 2nd in NL Central). The Brewers open this game at +100 while the Reds are coming in at -110. The total opens at 8.5.
The Reds have been a dicey option for MLB bettors, having gone 35-38-0 SU. Milwaukee covers 53.3% of the time, going 40-35-0 straight up. The Reds have been great for bettors as favorites, going 18-12-0 SU. Milwaukee covers 50.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 17-17-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a strong Under pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 24-47-2.
The Reds cover 43.2% of the time as the road team, having gone 16-21-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
Milwaukee covers 61.1% of the time at Miller Park, going 22-14-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a strong Under pick for O/U wagerers, having gone 32-40-3.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
6/17/2019 Scooter Gennett 2B Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
6/15/2019 Wandy Peralta RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/31/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
6/18/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
2/19/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 35-38 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 2.26 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 103 strikeouts over his 87.2 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 5.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.40 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 278 hitters and walked 96 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 557 base hits and 252 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 235 batters and struck out 698. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .234, good for 27th in the league. The Reds hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, 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 .332. He has 66 hits this season in 227 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .423 and an OPS+ of 92. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .249 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 269 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .465. The Reds have 571 hits, including 103 doubles and 101 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 226 times so far this season and they have struck out 638 times as a unit. They have left 461 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 313 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 40-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.60, Jhoulys Chacin has a 3-8 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 51 strikeouts over the 62.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 63 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 344 batters and walked 127 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 661 base knocks and 348 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 266 hitters and struck out 705 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.38.
As a team, they are batting .250, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .348 with an OBP of .442. He has 88 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 253 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .751 with an OPS+ of 201. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .249 this season and he has an OBP of .307. He has collected 73 hits in 293 at bats while driving in 27 runs. He has an OPS+ of 72 and a slugging percentage of .355. The Brewers as a unit have 649 base hits, including 117 doubles and 129 homers. Milwaukee has walked 285 times this year and they have struck out on 712 occasions. They have had 530 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 370 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers +100
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