Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/14/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+130) Milwaukee (-167)
American Family Field is the venue where Brett Anderson and the Milwaukee Brewers (37-27, 2nd in NL Central) will play the Cincinnati Reds (31-31, 3rd in NL Central) on Monday. The Brewers open this game at -167 while the Reds are priced at +130. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers taking the mound will be Vladimir Gutierrez and Brett Anderson.
As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are scoring 5.1 runs per game, which is 4th in baseball. They have racked up 313 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .330. The Reds have earned 106 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 88 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 299 runs batted in in addition to 527 base knocks on the year, while their average at the plate is .250. Cincinnati is slugging .430 and have struck out 538 times, while taking a walk on 214 occasions.
The Reds have an ERA of 4.91 for the year (27th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 599 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 262 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.35 as a squad on the season. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.29 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.38. Reds pitchers have given up 77 home runs and 327 total runs (26th in baseball).
The Reds have dispatched 223 relievers to the hill for the year. The relief pitchers have inherited 108 base runners on the season with 45.4% of those players crossed home plate. They have accumulated 14 saves for the year and have blown 9 of 23 save opportunities. The Reds relievers have earned a save percentage of 60.9% and has entered the game in 42 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 18 holds on the season (29th in the league). Reds bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 72 times in addition to having 59 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Reds have transformed 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs in their 4,968 innings on the diamond, which has them ranked 21st in professional baseball. The Cincinnati Reds have a total of 1,656 putouts so far this season, in addition to 555 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which ranks 21st in MLB, and have a total of 386 double plays.
Gutierrez has taken the ball for 17 frames and has accounted for 13 strikeouts in his career. His earned run average is 2.65 (5 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.118. He has surrendered 11 hits (5.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 8 free passes. Gutierrez (2-1 career record) sits with a FIP of 3.97 and he has faced 71 batters in the majors.
The Milwaukee Brewers have tallied a team OBP of .303 in addition to a batting average of .213 on the campaign. They have been called out on strikes on 626 occasions (3rd in MLB) and have earned 445 base hits. Milwaukee has compiled 78 HRs for the year to go along with 248 runs batted in. The Brewers have a slugging percentage of .372 and they average 4.06 runs per contest (22nd in the league). They have hit 85 two-baggers, while walking 235 times and scoring 260 runs.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.161 and have a FIP of 3.78 as a staff on the season. They currently have a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.12 (670 strikeouts against 215 free passes). They rank 4th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 448. They have allowed 74 home runs and they surrender 3.99 runs per 9 innings (9th in the league). The Milwaukee pitching staff have allowed 253 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.58 (227 earned runs surrendered).
Milwaukee has had relievers step onto the hill in 30 save opportunities and they have earned 19 saves. They are ranked 11th in the league with a save percentage of 63.3%, and they have sent 201 relievers to the mound so far this year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 78 times in high leverage situations and on 40 occasions with base runners. Milwaukee relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 37.7% out of their 53 inherited base runners. With 65 save situations, the Brewers have amassed 35 holds in addition to 11 blown saves.
In 5,139 innings played, the Brewers are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (7th in pro baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have twisted 36 double plays and have a fielding rate of .983 (20th in baseball). The Brewers have recorded 510 assists, 39 errors and have 1,713 putouts over the course of the season.
During his MLB career, Anderson has surrendered 1,164 base hits while he has totaled 735 punch outs in 1,084 frames. He has allowed 493 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.341 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.53 and he has gone up against 4,602 batters in his career. Anderson (65-69 win-loss record in his career) is the owner of a 4.09 ERA while surrendering 9.7 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+130)
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