Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 8/24/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+190) Milwaukee (-256)
Tyler Mahle and the Cincinnati Reds (69-57, 2nd in NL Central) travel to American Family Field on Tuesday where they'll meet the Milwaukee Brewers (76-49, 1st in NL Central). The Reds open this matchup at +190 while the Brewers are priced at -256. The over/under opens at 7. The expected starting pitchers will be Tyler Mahle and Corbin Burnes.
Cincinnati is slugging .435 and have struck out 1,133 times, while taking a walk on 442 occasions. They have earned 613 RBI's and 1,073 base knocks this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .252. The Reds have tallied 230 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 176 baseballs out of the park. They have earned a total of 637 runs while holding a team OBP of .333. As a unit, the Cincinnati Reds are notching 5.1 runs per game, which is 5th in the league.
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The Reds hold a team earned run average of 4.40 this season (18th in MLB), and their staff has rung up 1,200 batters. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.37 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.37. Reds pitchers have given up 160 home runs and also 598 total runs (20th in MLB). They have walked 506 hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.38 as a unit for the season.
The Reds relievers have a save percentage of 60.0% and has entered the game in 123 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 202 base runners for the year and 38.6% of those players ended up scoring. Reds pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 135 times in addition to having 157 appearances in high leverage situations. The Reds have dispatched 453 relievers to the mound for the year. The relief pitchers have notched 61 holds so far this season (16th in MLB). They have earned 36 saves this season and have missed out on 24 of their 60 chances to get a save.
The Cincinnati Reds have a tally of 3,374 putouts thus far, as well as 1,109 assists and 69 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .985 which has them sitting 14th in baseball, and have accumulated 822 double plays. The Reds have converted 69.0% of balls hit into play into outs in their 10,122 innings on the field, which has them ranked 22nd in professional baseball.
Mahle has taken the mound for 445 innings and has tallied 473 strikeouts in his MLB career. Mahle (23-29 career win-loss mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.48 while he has gone up against 1,927 opposing hitters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.41 (218 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.339. He has allowed 431 base hits (8.7 hits per 9 innings) with 165 walks.
The Brewers hold a team slugging % of .401 and they average 4.67 runs per outing (11th in baseball). They have tallied 193 doubles, while getting a free base 458 times as well as earning 584 runs. Milwaukee has compiled 156 HRs for the season to go along with 554 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,150 occasions (6th in the league) and have recorded 970 hits. The Milwaukee Brewers have tallied an on-base percentage of .320 as well as a batting average of .234 this season.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have conceded 467 runs this year while holding a team ERA of 3.37 (416 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 120 homers and they relinquish 3.78 runs per 9 innings (3rd in MLB). The Brewers are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.187 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.66 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio sits at 2.90 (1,246 strikeouts vs 429 free passes). They come in at 2nd in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 890.
Sitting with 125 save situations, the Brewers have earned 65 holds and also 23 blown saves. Milwaukee has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 58 save opportunities and they have converted 35 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 158 times in high leverage situations in addition to 83 occasions with runners on base. Milwaukee relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.8% out of 116 inherited runners. They rank 17th in baseball with a save percentage of 60.3%, and they have dispatched 416 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 76 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .982 (26th in baseball). The Brewers have 1,043 assists, 79 errors and have a total of 3,333 putouts on the season. In 9,999 innings on the field, the Brewers have a efficiency on defense of 70.6% (7th in pro baseball).
Burnes (20-10 career win-loss record) has a 3.39 earned run average while conceding 7.5 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 4.72 and he has gone up against 1,125 hitters during his MLB career. He has surrendered a total of 103 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.114 and having a FIP of 2.8. During his pro baseball career, Burnes has conceded 227 hits while he has tallied 368 K's in 273 frames.
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Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+190)
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