San Diego Padres at Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Tips 8/19/2019
Monday, August 19, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Eric Lauer vs. Trevor Bauer
Manny Machado and the San Diego Padres (56-65, 4th in NL West) are headed to Great American Ball Park on Monday where they'll take on the Cincinnati Reds (57-64, 4th in NL Central).
The Padres have been decent for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 56-65-0 SU. Cincinnati covers 47.1% of the time, going 57-64-0 straight up.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The Padres have been a decent Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 58-54-9.
The Padres are covering 45.8% of the time as the road team, having gone 27-32-0 straight up.
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati covers 54.1% of the time at Great American Ball Park, going 33-28-0 SU.
The Reds have been a terrible Over option for O/U baseball wagerers, having gone 48-69-4.
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
8/16/2019 Fernando Tatis SS Back Out for the season
8/16/2019 Ian Kinsler 2B Neck Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/16/2019 Brett Kennedy SP Lat Out for the season
8/13/2019 Carl Edwards RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/10/2019 Adrian Morejon RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
8/10/2019 Jose Castillo RP Finger Out for the season
8/10/2019 Franchy Cordero CF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
8/8/2019 Jacob Nix SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 18
8/7/2019 Adam Warren RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/6/2019 Garrett Richards SP Elbow Out for the season
7/21/2019 Miguel Diaz RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
6/28/2019 Aaron Loup RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
8/16/2019 Eugenio Suarez 3B Thumb Probable for Aug 17
8/16/2019 Joey Votto 1B Back Probable for Aug 17
8/15/2019 Curt Casali C Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/15/2019 Juan Graterol C Concussion Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/15/2019 Derek Dietrich 2B Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/11/2019 Tyler Mahle SP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 56-65 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Eric Lauer has a 6-8 record with an earned run average of 4.55 and a WHIP of 1.40 this season. He has 93 strikeouts over his 114.2 innings pitched and he's given up 127 hits. He's allowed 10 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 458 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 497 hitters and walked 153 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.6. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,060 base hits and 548 earned runs. They have allowed 163 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 334 batters and struck out 1,072. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team San Diego is hitting .246, good for 22nd in the league. The Padres hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 120 hits this season in 457 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 110. Eric Hosmer is hitting .287 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 135 hits and he has driven in 82 men in 471 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .454. The Padres have 999 hits, including 173 doubles and 183 home runs. San Diego has walked 366 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,176 times as a unit. They have left 745 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 549 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 57-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.12, Trevor Bauer has a 10-9 record and a 1.25 WHIP. He has 204 strikeouts over the 172.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 444 batters and walked 186 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.24. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 983 base knocks and 504 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 410 hitters and struck out 1,158 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.30 while their FIP as a staff is 4.30.
As a team, they are batting .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 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Tucker Barnhart comes into this matchup batting .227 with an OBP of .328. He has 49 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 216 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .384 with an OPS+ of 82. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 114 hits in 440 at bats while driving in 76 runs. He has an OPS+ of 118 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Reds as a unit have 1,017 base hits, including 181 doubles and 171 homers. Cincinnati has walked 349 times this year and they have struck out on 1,040 occasions. They have had 780 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.55 runs per game and totaled 551 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Padres
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