Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies Baseball Betting Tips 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Citizens Bank Park
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Aaron Nola
Jose Iglesias and the Cincinnati Reds (28-34, 5th in NL Central) go to Citizens Bank Park on Sunday where they'll take on the Philadelphia Phillies (36-27, 1st in NL East). The Reds open this matchup at +146 while the Phillies are priced at -156. The total is set at 8.5.
The Reds have been good for Las Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 28-34-0 SU. Philadelphia covers 57.1% of the time, going 36-27-0 straight up. The Phillies have been very good for wagerers as the favorite, going 29-17-0 SU. Cincinnati has gone 12-24-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a bad Over bet for over/under bettors, having gone 23-37-2.
The Reds cover 40.6% of the time on the road, having gone 13-19-0 straight up.
Important Philadelphia Phillies Betting Trends
The Phillies cover 65.6% of the time at Citizens Bank Park, going 21-11-0 SU.
The Phillies have been a good Under bet for over/under bettors, having gone 28-33-2.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
6/5/2019 Alex Blandino SS Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/31/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 7
5/31/2019 Robert Stephenson RP Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/26/2019 Scooter Gennett 2B Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
Key Philadelphia Phillies Injuries
6/7/2019 David Robertson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/7/2019 Pat Neshek RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Adam Haseley CF Hip Probable for Jun 8
6/7/2019 Seranthony Dominguez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/7/2019 Edubray Ramos RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 12
6/5/2019 Roman Quinn CF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/4/2019 Andrew McCutchen LF Knee Out for the season
6/4/2019 Victor Arano RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
5/29/2019 Adam Morgan RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
5/28/2019 Tommy Hunter RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 28-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 2-5 record with an earned run average of 3.54 and a WHIP of 1.21 this season. He has 68 strikeouts over his 61 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.66 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen and they've struck out 239 hitters and walked 79 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.64. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 487 base hits and 223 earned runs. They have allowed 66 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 197 batters and struck out 602. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.71.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .233, good for 25th in the league. The Reds hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 59 hits this season in 201 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .418 and an OPS+ of 93. Joey Votto is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .343. He has totaled 53 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 211 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .379. The Reds have 484 hits, including 85 doubles and 86 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 190 times so far this season and they have struck out 542 times as a unit. They have left 388 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 268 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Philadelphia has a 36-27 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.63, Aaron Nola has a 6-1 record and a 1.53 WHIP. He has 79 strikeouts over the 70 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 76 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.14 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Phillies bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 224 batters and walked 91 opposing hitters. As a team, Philadelphia allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Phillies pitchers as a team have surrendered 560 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 100 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Philadelphia as a staff has walked 219 hitters and struck out 541 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.83.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Phillies hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Rhys Hoskins comes into this matchup batting .263 with an OBP of .388. He has 59 hits this year along with 42 RBI in 224 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 132. Cesar Hernandez is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .339. He has collected 65 hits in 231 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .450. The Phillies as a unit have 523 base hits, including 128 doubles and 75 homers. Philadelphia has walked 235 times this year and they have struck out on 551 occasions. They have had 439 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 309 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Phillies MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Phillies -156
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