Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (-111) Milwaukee (-111)
Luis Castillo and the Cincinnati Reds (32-31, 3rd in NL Central) are headed to American Family Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Milwaukee Brewers (38-27, 2nd in NL Central). The Reds open this contest at -111 while the Brewers are priced at -111. The over/under opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound are Luis Castillo and Brett Anderson.
The Reds have accumulated 111 doubles as a team and have hit 89 baseballs out of the stadium. Cincinnati has a slugging % of .432 and have struck out 544 times, while taking a walk on 215 occasions. As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are notching 5.1 runs per game, which is 4th in the league. They have 305 runs batted in as well as 536 base knocks so far this year, while their team batting average is at .250. They have earned 319 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .330.
Reds pitchers have allowed 78 long balls and 329 runs (26th in the league). They have walked 268 opposing players and their FIP sits at 4.36 as a team so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.28 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.38. The Reds are sitting with a team earned run average of 4.86 so far this season (26th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 612 batters.
The Reds have sent 228 relievers to the hill for the year. The relievers have inherited 112 base runners on the year with 43.8% of them crossed the plate. They have compiled 14 saves over the course of the season and have blown 9 of 23 save chances. The Reds relievers have earned a save percentage of 60.9% and has entered the game in 45 save situations. The relief pitchers have notched 21 holds for the season (28th in baseball). Reds pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on 74 times and also have had 60 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Cincinnati Reds have accumulated 1,683 putouts on the year, as well as 556 assists and 39 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which is 19th in MLB, and have a total of 392 double plays. The Reds have converted 69.0% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,049 innings, which has them sitting at 21st in professional baseball.
Castillo has taken the ball for 583 innings and is sitting with 638 K's thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.93 (255 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.213. He has allowed 497 hits (7.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 211 walks. Castillo (34-42 win-loss mark in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 3.85 while he has faced 2,434 batters during his time in the major leagues.
Milwaukee has tallied 79 long balls this season as well as 253 RBIs. They have hit 87 doubles, while taking a walk 236 times and notching 265 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers are sitting with a team OBP of .302 as well as a batting average of .213 over the course of the season. The Brewers have a team slugging % of .372 and they score 4.08 runs per contest (21st in baseball). They have been rung up on 638 occasions (3rd in MLB) and have 450 base hits.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.167 in addition to having a FIP of 3.78 as a team this season. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 3.11 (677 strikeouts against 218 free passes). They rank 5th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 459. They have surrendered 75 dingers and they surrender 3.96 runs per 9 innings (8th in baseball). The Milwaukee pitching staff have surrendered 255 runs so far this season while having a team ERA of 3.57 (230 earned runs allowed).
Milwaukee bullpen pitchers have an inherited score rate of 37.7% out of their 53 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 78 times in high leverage situations and on 40 occasions with runners on base. With 68 save situations, the Brewers have 37 holds and also 11 blown saves. They are ranked 10th in the league with a save percentage of 64.5%, and they have dispatched 205 bullpen pitchers to the mound on the year. Milwaukee has called on relievers to enter the game in 31 save chances and they have converted 20 saves.
Out of their 5,220 innings played, the Brewers have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 71.1% (7th in professional baseball). The Milwaukee Brewers have twisted 37 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in MLB). The Brewers have racked up 519 assists, 40 errors and have earned 1,740 putouts so far this year.
So far in his pro baseball career, Anderson has allowed 1,164 base knocks while tallying 735 strikeouts in 1,084 innings. Anderson (65-69 career win-loss record) has earned a 4.09 ERA and has allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings. He has given up 493 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.341 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.53 and he has faced 4,602 batters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Cincinnati (-111)
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