Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 8/25/2020 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Location: Miller Park in Milwaukee, WI
Odds/Point Spread: Reds (+101) Brewers (-111)
Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds (11-15, 3rd in NL Central) are headed to Miller Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Milwaukee Brewers (11-15, 4th in NL Central). The Reds open this game at +101 while the Brewers are coming in at -111. The over/under is set at 8. The expected starting pitchers will be Luis Castillo and Brandon Woodruff.
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
8/24/2020 Pedro Strop RP Groin Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/24/2020 Matt Bowman RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/24/2020 Robert Stephenson RP Back Expected to be out until at least Aug 25
8/19/2020 Nick Senzel CF Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least Aug 26
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
8/23/2020 Justin Grimm RP Finger Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/20/2020 Corey Knebel RP Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 30
8/13/2020 Ray Black RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 4
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Reds have a 11-15 overall record this season. Castillo has taken the ball for 475 innings and has earned 525 strikeouts during his MLB career. His earned run average is 3.73 (197 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.180. He has allowed 391 hits (7.4 hits per nine innings) and has 170 free passes. Castillo (28-30 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 3.85 while he has gone up against 1,967 batters during his time in the major leagues. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.59 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .178 against the bullpen and they've struck out 115 hitters and walked 46 batters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 11.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Reds pitchers collectively have given up 173 base hits and 101 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cincinnati as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 281. They have walked 4.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 11.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team Cincinnati is hitting .207, good for 30th in the league. The Reds hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.4 hits per game. Joey Votto is hitting .207 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 17 hits this season in 82 at bats with 8 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .354 and an OPS+ of 84. Eugenio Suarez is hitting .149 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .282. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 87 at bats. His OPS+ is 58 while his slugging percentage is at .310. The Reds have 167 hits, including 34 doubles and 40 home runs. Cincinnati has walked 108 times so far this season and they have struck out 207 times as a unit. They have left 165 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 106 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 11-15 overall mark this year. So far in his pro baseball career, Woodruff has allowed 217 base hits while he has earned 255 strikeouts in 237 frames. He has surrendered 100 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.193 and a FIP of 3.3. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.86 and he has faced 979 hitters thus far in his career. Woodruff (17-8 career mark) has a 3.79 earned run average and has allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 93 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .197 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 146 batters and walked 45 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.5 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.59. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 216 base knocks and 118 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 271 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.17.
As a team, they are batting .214, good for 27th in the league. The Brewers hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Christian Yelich comes into this matchup batting .194 with an OBP of .318. He has 18 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 93 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 110. Avisail Garcia is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 20 hits in 84 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 90 and a slugging percentage of .369. The Brewers as a unit have 187 base hits, including 36 doubles and 31 homers. Milwaukee has walked 88 times this year and they have struck out on 255 occasions. They have had 164 men left on base and have an OPS of .668. They have scored 4 runs per game and totaled 104 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Reds/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Reds (+101)
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