Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds Baseball Betting Tips and Predictions 7/2/2019
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Chase Anderson vs. Tanner Roark
Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers (45-39, 2nd in NL Central) go to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Cincinnati Reds (38-43, 5th in NL Central). The Brewers open this contest at -101 while the Reds are priced at -109. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Brewers have been a pretty good option for bettors, having gone 45-39-0 SU. Cincinnati is covering 46.9% of the time, going 38-43-0 straight up. The Reds have been very good for baseball bettors as favorites, going 18-13-0 SU. Milwaukee has went 17-17-0 straight up as the underdog, so they cover 50.0% of the time.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been an awful Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 36-45-3.
The Brewers cover 46.2% of the time on the road, having gone 18-21-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Reds cover 54.0% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 20-17-0 SU.
The Reds have been an awful Over bet for O/U wagerers, having gone 28-51-2.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
6/28/2019 Jimmy Nelson SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/27/2019 Gio Gonzalez SP Arm Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
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
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
6/28/2019 Tucker Barnhart C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
6/25/2019 Wandy Peralta RP Hip Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/25/2019 Alex Wood SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 45-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chase Anderson has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 4.42 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 61 strikeouts over his 57 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 378 hitters and walked 142 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.55. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 734 base hits and 385 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 295 batters and struck out 788. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.32.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .248, good for 17th in the league. The Brewers hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Christian Yelich is hitting .328 with an on-base percentage of .425. He has 94 hits this season in 287 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .704 and an OPS+ of 185. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .248 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 314 at bats. His OPS+ is 73 while his slugging percentage is at .350. The Brewers have 716 hits, including 135 doubles and 141 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 324 times so far this season and they have struck out 799 times as a unit. They have left 598 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 406 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 38-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.36, Tanner Roark has a 5-6 record and a 1.31 WHIP. He has 87 strikeouts over the 85.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 83 hits. He's allowing 8.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.73 and they have given up 238 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 303 batters and walked 115 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 623 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 273 hitters and struck out 773 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 27th in the league. The Reds hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 25th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Jose Iglesias comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .324. He has 74 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 257 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .405 with an OPS+ of 86. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 74 hits in 298 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .470. The Reds as a unit have 636 base hits, including 111 doubles and 110 homers. Cincinnati has walked 251 times this year and they have struck out on 712 occasions. They have had 514 men left on base and have an OPS of .717. They have scored 4.32 runs per game and totaled 350 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Reds -109
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