Cincinnati Reds at San Diego Padres Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 4/20/2019
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Luis Castillo vs. Eric Lauer
The Cincinnati Reds visit Petco Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019 to play the San Diego Padres. The probable starters are Luis Castillo for the Reds and Eric Lauer for the Padres.
The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at -116 and San Diego at +106. The Reds have a 4-13-0 over/under record and a 8-9-0 run line mark. The Padres are 10-9-0 against the run line and have a 9-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 4-13-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 8-9-0 against the run line
Important San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 9-9-1 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 10-9-0 against the run line
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
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 San Diego Padres Injuries
04/09/19 P Aaron Loup Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/09/19 CF Franchy Cordero Elbow 10-day IL (04/08)
04/03/19 P Jacob Nix Elbow 60-day IL (04/02)
03/25/19 P Dinelson Lamet Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Garrett Richards Elbow is out for season
03/25/19 P Jose Castillo Hip 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Miguel Diaz Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 CF Travis Jankowski Wrist 60-day IL (03/27)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 5-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Castillo has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 1.46 and a WHIP of 0.89 this season. He has 32 strikeouts over his 24.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 3.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.33. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 55 hitters and walked 29 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.48. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 127 base hits and 57 earned runs. They have allowed 14 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 65 batters and struck out 155. They have walked 4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .200, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .270, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 6.4 hits per game. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 13 hits this season in 52 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .481 and an OPS+ of 119. Joey Votto is hitting .228 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 57 at bats. His OPS+ is 83 while his slugging percentage is at .386. The Reds have 108 hits, including 27 doubles and 21 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 45 times so far this season and they have struck out 151 times as a unit. They have left 89 men on base and have a team OPS of .644. They score 3.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 58 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Diego has a 11-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.91, Eric Lauer has a 2-2 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 18 strikeouts over the 22 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 25 hits. He's allowing 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 65 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Padres bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 86 batters and walked 26 opposing hitters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Padres pitchers as a team have surrendered 154 base knocks and 73 earned runs this season. They have given up 20 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. San Diego as a staff has walked 53 hitters and struck out 173 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .229, good for 21st in the league. The Padres hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .300, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Fernando Tatis Jr. comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .347. He has 18 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 64 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 143. Manny Machado is hitting .254 this season and he has an OBP of .365. He has collected 16 hits in 63 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .460. The Padres as a unit have 139 base hits, including 31 doubles and 28 homers. San Diego has walked 57 times this year and they have struck out on 166 occasions. They have had 108 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 3.58 runs per game and totaled 68 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Padres MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres +106
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of Today's MLB Picks
Get all of Today's Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks