St. Louis Cardinals at Cincinnati Reds MLB Picks & Predictions 4/13/2019
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wainwright vs. Tanner Roark
The St. Louis Cardinals visit Great American Ball Park on Saturday, April 13, 2019 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Adam Wainwright for the Cardinals and Tanner Roark for the Reds.
The opening line for this matchup has St. Louis at +103 and Cincinnati at -113. The Cardinals have a 8-4-1 over/under record and a 10-3-0 run line mark. The Reds are 5-7-0 against the run line and have a 3-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable St. Louis Cardinals Betting Trends
The St. Louis Cardinals are 8-4-1 against the over/under
The St. Louis Cardinals are 10-3-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 3-9-0 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 5-7-0 against the run line
Key St. Louis Cardinals Injuries
03/27/19 P Brett Cecil Arm 60-day IL (03/28)
03/27/19 P Carlos Martinez Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 RF Justin Williams Hand 10-day IL (03/25)
03/27/19 P Luke Gregerson Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/11/19 P Sonny Gray Calf left last game, is questionable for next start
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 Cardinals have a 8-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 4.50 and a WHIP of 1.30 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 10 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He's allowed 8.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.89. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.81 and they have given up 27 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .154 against the bullpen and they've struck out 50 hitters and walked 31 batters. As a team, St. Louis allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Cardinals pitchers collectively have given up 97 base hits and 49 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. St. Louis as a pitching staff has walked 61 batters and struck out 115. They have walked 4.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 5.23.
As a team St. Louis is hitting .233, good for 20th in the league. The Cardinals hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .180 with an on-base percentage of .305. He has 9 hits this season in 50 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 117. Kolten Wong is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .392. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 43 at bats. His OPS+ is 159 while his slugging percentage is at .605. The Cardinals have 102 hits, including 24 doubles and 19 home runs. St. Louis has walked 45 times so far this season and they have struck out 127 times as a unit. They have left 85 men on base and have a team OPS of .741. They score 5.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 67 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 4-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.79, Tanner Roark has a 0-0 record and a 1.93 WHIP. He has 10 strikeouts over the 9.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 13 hits. He's allowing 12.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.95 and they have given up 41 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 39 batters and walked 22 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 2.82. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 86 base knocks and 33 earned runs this season. They have given up 6 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 47 hitters and struck out 112 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.13.
As a team, they are batting .204, good for 27th in the league. The Reds hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .277, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 6.5 hits per contest. Eugenio Suarez comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .409. He has 11 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 37 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .595 with an OPS+ of 156. Joey Votto is hitting .244 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 10 hits in 41 at bats while driving in 2 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .415. The Reds as a unit have 78 base hits, including 19 doubles and 16 homers. Cincinnati has walked 35 times this year and they have struck out on 112 occasions. They have had 66 men left on base and have an OPS of .656. They have scored 3.5 runs per game and totaled 42 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Cardinals/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Cardinals +103
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