Miami Marlins at Cincinnati Reds Baseball Betting Tips 4/9/2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Urena vs. Luis Castillo
The Miami Marlins visit Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Jose Urena for the Marlins and Luis Castillo for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has Miami at +155 and Cincinnati at -165. The Marlins have a 5-4-1 over/under record and a 5-5-0 run line mark. The Reds are 3-6-0 against the run line and have a 2-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Miami Marlins Betting Trends
The Miami Marlins are 5-4-1 against the over/under
The Miami Marlins are 5-5-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 2-7-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 3-6-0 against the run line
Key Miami Marlins Injuries
04/01/19 LF Garrett Cooper Calf 10-day IL (03/31)
03/28/19 P Riley Ferrell Biceps 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Julian Fernandez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Marlins have a 3-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Urena has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 10.38 and a WHIP of 2.08 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 8.2 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 16.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 29 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 39 hitters and walked 15 batters. As a team, Miami allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Marlins pitchers collectively have given up 82 base hits and 41 earned runs. They have allowed 8 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Miami as a pitching staff has walked 31 batters and struck out 89. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.28 and their FIP as a unit is 3.41.
As a team Miami is hitting .235, good for 18th in the league. The Marlins hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 7.7 hits per game. Starlin Castro is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 12 hits this season in 40 at bats with 4 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .475 and an OPS+ of 110. Jorge Alfaro is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 7 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 25 at bats. His OPS+ is 154 while his slugging percentage is at .640. The Marlins have 77 hits, including 13 doubles and 11 home runs. Miami has walked 22 times so far this season and they have struck out 78 times as a unit. They have left 59 men on base and have a team OPS of .669. They score 3.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 33 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 1-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.42, Luis Castillo has a 0-1 record and a 0.79 WHIP. He has 17 strikeouts over the 12.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 3 hits. He's allowing 2.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.98 and they have given up 35 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .282 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 24 batters and walked 17 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 74 base knocks and 32 earned runs this season. They have given up 5 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 37 hitters and struck out 76 batters. They give up a walk 4.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 3.41.
As a team, they are batting .170, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .301 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .233, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 5.4 hits per contest. Yasiel Puig comes into this matchup batting .133 with an OBP of .188. He has 4 hits this year along with 3 RBI in 30 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .167 with an OPS+ of -8. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .192 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 5 hits in 26 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .385. The Reds as a unit have 49 base hits, including 14 doubles and 8 homers. Cincinnati has walked 22 times this year and they have struck out on 84 occasions. They have had 48 men left on base and have an OPS of .534. They have scored 2.33 runs per game and totaled 21 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Marlins/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds -165
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