Atlanta Braves vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/27/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Atlanta Braves vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Sunday, June 27, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Atlanta (+110) Cincinnati (-135)
Kyle Muller and the Atlanta Braves (36-39, 3rd in NL East) go to Great American Ball Park on Sunday where they'll meet the Cincinnati Reds (37-37, 3rd in NL Central). The Braves open this contest at +110 while the Reds are coming in at -135. The total is set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Muller and Tyler Mahle.
Atlanta has a slugging percentage of .425 and have been called out on strikes 701 times, while being walked on 270 occasions. They have earned 332 runs batted in and 570 base knocks so far this year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .234. The Braves have tallied 123 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 107 baseballs out of the park. They have notched a total of 347 runs while holding a team OBP of .317. As a squad, the Atlanta Braves are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 10th in the league.
The Braves hold a team ERA of 4.35 for the year (19th in MLB), and they have rung up 658 hitters. They have walked 251 opposing hitters and their FIP sits at 4.21 as a team for the season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.62 and the pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.32. Braves pitchers have conceded 88 long balls and also 351 total runs (19th in baseball).
The Braves relief pitchers have a save rate of 58.6% and has entered the game in 79 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 112 base runners so far this season and 41.1% of them ended up scoring. Braves bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 71 times and also have had 116 appearances in high leverage situations. The Braves have sent 274 relief pitchers to the mound for the season. The relievers have tallied 49 holds this season (4th in MLB). They have earned 17 saves for the year and have blown 12 out of their 29 chances to get a save.
The Atlanta Braves have notched a total of 1,953 putouts this season, in addition to 675 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which is 9th in the majors, and they have twisted 534 double plays. The Braves have transformed 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,859 innings, which has them sitting at 18th in baseball.
Muller (0-1 career record) has earned a FIP of 2.75 while he has faced 22 batters in the majors. He has given up 5 hits (9.0 hits per nine innings) and has 2 walks. His ERA is 5.40 (3 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.400. Muller has taken the mound for 5 innings and has accounted for 4 K's in his pro baseball career.
Cincinnati has compiled 98 HRs on the year to go along with 354 runs batted in. They have hit 128 two-baggers, while taking a walk 257 times and earning 368 runs. The Cincinnati Reds have compiled an OBP of .330 and a batting average of .250 so far this year. The Reds have a team slugging % of .422 and they tally 4.97 runs per game (6th in the league). They have struck out on 638 occasions (22nd in the league) and have notched a total of 629 base knocks.
The Cincinnati pitching staff have yielded 377 runs on the year while holding an ERA of 4.72 (346 earned runs given up). They have allowed 97 home runs and they relinquish 5.15 runs per 9 innings (25th in MLB). The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.373 in addition to having a FIP of 4.40 as a staff so far this year. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.36 (728 strikeouts against 308 free passes). They are sitting at 18th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 597.
With 58 save situations, the Reds have 26 holds and 12 blown saves. Cincinnati has had relief pitchers step onto the mound in 30 save chances and they have come away with 18 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 79 times in high leverage situations and on 83 occasions with base runners. Cincinnati relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 41.8% out of 122 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 18th in baseball with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have sent 268 relief pitchers onto the field over the course of the season.
The Cincinnati Reds have turned 44 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (22nd in professional baseball). The Reds have accrued 630 assists, 46 errors and have earned 1,979 putouts so far this year. Out of their 5,937 innings on the field, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (19th in the majors).
Mahle (20-27 career record) has a 4.46 ERA while allowing 8.8 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.83 and he has gone up against 1,681 hitters during his pro baseball career. He has surrendered 192 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.347 and a FIP of 4.4. Thus far in his career, Mahle has surrendered 377 base knocks while he has totaled 411 K's in 387 innings.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati (-135)
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