Atlanta Braves vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (-141) Cincinnati (+110)
Tony Santillan and the Cincinnati Reds (36-36, 3rd in NL Central) host the Atlanta Braves (35-37, 2nd in NL East) at Great American Ball Park on Thursday. The Reds open this game at +110 while the Braves are priced at -141. The over/under has been set at 10.5. The starting pitchers are Josh Tomlin and Tony Santillan.
As a unit, the Atlanta Braves are scoring 4.7 runs per outing, which has them at 10th in the league. They have 338 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .317. The Braves have accounted for 117 doubles as a team and have hit 102 balls out of the stadium. They have accumulated 323 RBI's as well as 546 base knocks over the course of the season, and their average at the plate is sitting at .234. Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .424 and have been rung up 673 times, while drawing a walk on 259 occasions.
The Braves hold a team earned run average of 4.33 on the campaign (19th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 636 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.66 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.30. Braves pitchers have conceded 85 home runs and also 337 runs in total (19th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 239 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.21 as a team on the season.
The Braves bullpen have earned a save rate of 57.1% and has come into the game in 76 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 108 runners on the campaign and 40.7% of them earned a run for their team. Braves pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 68 times and also have had 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 261 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen have recorded 47 holds on the season (5th in baseball). They have accumulated 16 saves this season and have blown 12 of their 28 chances to save the game.
The Atlanta Braves have 1,878 putouts this year, as well as 643 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding rate is at .985 which puts them in 9th in pro baseball, and they have turned 511 double plays. The Braves have converted 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,634 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 18th in baseball.
Tomlin has taken the mound for 1,048 frames and is sitting with 721 punch outs in his pro baseball career. Tomlin (68-56 career win-loss record) has earned a FIP of 4.64 and he has faced 4,366 opposing batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.70 (547 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.223. He has given up 1,129 hits (9.7 hits per 9 innings) and has had 153 walks.
Cincinnati has hit 96 home runs for the year to go along with 347 runs batted in. They have tallied 122 doubles, while getting a free base 249 times as well as putting up 361 runs. The Cincinnati Reds have recorded a team OBP of .329 as well as a batting average of .249 for the season. The Reds have a team slugging percentage of .420 and they are earning 5.01 runs per contest (4th in baseball). They have been rung up on 625 occasions (22nd in baseball) and have a total of 610 hits.
The Cincinnati pitching staff have conceded 371 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 4.79 (341 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 93 HR's and they relinquish 5.21 runs per 9 innings (25th in baseball). The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.377 with a FIP of 4.40 as a staff for the year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.34 (708 strikeouts vs 302 bases on balls). They rank 19th in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 581.
Cincinnati has called on relief pitchers to step onto the hill in 29 save opportunities and they have walked away with 17 saves. They rank 20th in MLB with a save percentage of 58.6%, and they have sent 262 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the season. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 77 times in high leverage situations and on 83 occasions with runners on. Cincinnati bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.8% out of their 122 inherited base runners. Sitting with 55 save situations, the Reds have tallied 24 holds in addition to 12 blown saves.
In 5,775 innings played, the Reds have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (21st in pro baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 44 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .983 (22nd in pro baseball). The Reds have 616 assists, 45 errors and have accumulated 1,925 putouts on the season.
Santillan (0-1 career win-loss mark) has a 4.70 earned run average while conceding 10.6 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.60 and he has faced 39 opposing hitters during his career. He has allowed a total of 4 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.826 and being the owner of a FIP of 7.2. In his career, Santillan has allowed 9 hits and he has 8 punch outs in 7 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Atlanta (-141)
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