Cincinnati Reds at Milwaukee Brewers MLB Betting Tips 7/22/2019
Monday, July 22, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Chase Anderson
Miller Park is the site where Lorenzo Cain and the Milwaukee Brewers (52-48, 2nd in NL Central) will play the Cincinnati Reds (44-52, 5th in NL Central) on Monday. The Reds open this game at +110 while the Brewers are priced at -120. The total has been set at 9.
The Reds have been a dicey play for MLB wagerers, having gone 44-52-0 SU. Milwaukee covers 52.0% of the time, going 52-48-0 straight up. The Brewers have been a pretty good bet for MLB bettors as a favorite, going 32-27-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 39.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 23-36-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a very good Under option for over/under bettors, having gone 34-59-3.
The Reds are covering 39.6% of the time as the away team, having gone 19-29-0 straight up.
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers are covering 58.8% of the time at Miller Park, going 30-21-0 SU.
The Brewers have been a solid Under option for over/under bettors, having gone 45-51-4.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
7/20/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Knee Probable for Jul 21
7/20/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
7/20/2019 Nick Senzel CF Hamstring Probable for Jul 21
7/19/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
7/19/2019 Tucker Barnhart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/18/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/18/2019 Kyle Farmer 2B Concussion Expected to be out until at least Jul 24
7/18/2019 David Hernandez RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 28
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
7/17/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
7/15/2019 Corbin Burnes RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
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 44-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 5-6 record with an earned run average of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.13 this season. He has 120 strikeouts over his 103.1 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He's allowed 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.17 and they have given up 290 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 353 hitters and walked 133 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 762 base hits and 370 earned runs. They have allowed 119 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 313 batters and struck out 921. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Reds hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .330. He has 88 hits this season in 352 at bats with 60 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .506 and an OPS+ of 110. Joey Votto is hitting .256 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 336 at bats. His OPS+ is 90 while his slugging percentage is at .393. The Reds have 780 hits, including 138 doubles and 130 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 281 times so far this season and they have struck out 836 times as a unit. They have left 607 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.43 runs per contest and have scored a total of 425 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 52-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.96, Chase Anderson has a 5-2 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 75 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 68 hits. He's allowing 7.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 353 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 449 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 881 base knocks and 461 earned runs this season. They have given up 134 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 350 hitters and struck out 921 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Brewers hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Lorenzo Cain comes into this matchup batting .249 with an OBP of .310. He has 94 hits this year along with 34 RBI in 378 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .365 with an OPS+ of 74. Christian Yelich is hitting .337 this season and he has an OBP of .436. He has collected 115 hits in 341 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 191 and a slugging percentage of .721. The Brewers as a unit have 858 base hits, including 173 doubles and 168 homers. Milwaukee has walked 375 times this year and they have struck out on 947 occasions. They have had 704 men left on base and have an OPS of .780. They have scored 4.87 runs per game and totaled 487 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds +110
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