Cincinnati Reds at Washington Nationals MLB Game Picks 8/12/2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani vs. Erick Fedde
Adam Eaton and the Washington Nationals (61-55, 2nd in NL East) host the Cincinnati Reds (56-59, 4th in NL Central) at Nationals Park on Monday, August 12, 2019.
The Reds have been a hot and cold option for baseball wagerers, having gone 56-59-0 SU. The Nationals cover 52.6% of the time, going 61-55-0 straight up.
Valuable Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds have been a great Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 45-67-3.
Cincinnati is covering 41.8% of the time as the visitor, having gone 23-32-0 straight up.
Important Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals cover 55.4% of the time at Nationals Park, going 31-25-0 SU.
The Nationals have been a pretty good Under choice for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 52-58-6.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
8/11/2019 Jose Iglesias SS Biceps Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
8/8/2019 Jared Hughes RP Suspension Suspended until Aug 11
8/7/2019 Juan Graterol C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
8/5/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/30/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
7/28/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
8/9/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
8/7/2019 Max Scherzer SP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/7/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
8/4/2019 Roenis Elias RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 13
8/4/2019 Howie Kendrick 1B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/31/2019 Jonny Venters RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 10
7/31/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
7/25/2019 Austin Voth SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 12
7/22/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 56-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 4.20 and a WHIP of 1.31 this season. He has 120 strikeouts over his 113.2 innings pitched and he's given up 115 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 422 hitters and walked 175 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 4.04. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 919 base hits and 458 earned runs. They have allowed 150 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 391 batters and struck out 1,104. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 4.23.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .250, good for 18th in the league. The Reds hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .345. He has 105 hits this season in 410 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .405 and an OPS+ of 93. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .257 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .339. He has totaled 108 hits and he has driven in 74 men in 420 at bats. His OPS+ is 119 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Reds have 964 hits, including 170 doubles and 163 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 333 times so far this season and they have struck out 995 times as a unit. They have left 736 men on base and have a team OPS of .749. They score 4.59 runs per contest and have scored a total of 528 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Washington has a 61-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.20, Erick Fedde has a 2-2 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 60 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He's allowing 9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.07 and they have given up 378 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the Nationals bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 354 batters and walked 158 opposing hitters. As a team, Washington allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Nationals pitchers as a team have surrendered 976 base knocks and 502 earned runs this season. They have given up 136 home runs this year, which ranks 28th in Major League Baseball. Washington as a staff has walked 364 hitters and struck out 1,086 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.31 while their FIP as a staff is 4.02.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 10th in the league. The Nationals hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Adam Eaton comes into this matchup batting .282 with an OBP of .363. He has 121 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 429 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .399 with an OPS+ of 96. Anthony Rendon is hitting .314 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 120 hits in 382 at bats while driving in 90 runs. He has an OPS+ of 152 and a slugging percentage of .605. The Nationals as a unit have 1,008 base hits, including 192 doubles and 157 homers. Washington has walked 406 times this year and they have struck out on 955 occasions. They have had 807 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 577 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Nationals MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Nationals
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