Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres Prediction, 6/17/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Location: Petco Park in San Diego, CA
TV: Bally Sports San Diego
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+140) San Diego (-175)
Wade Miley and the Cincinnati Reds (34-31, 3rd in NL Central) head to Petco Park on Thursday where they'll meet the San Diego Padres (38-31, 3rd in NL West). The Reds open this game at +140 while the Padres are coming in at -175. The over/under is set at 7. The starting pitchers will be Wade Miley and Joe Musgrove.
The Reds have earned 113 doubles as a squad and have knocked 91 baseballs out of the stadium. Cincinnati has a slugging percentage of .429 and have been rung up 564 times, while drawing a walk on 224 occasions. As a unit, the Cincinnati Reds are earning 5.1 runs per game, which puts them at 3rd in the league. They have accumulated 317 RBI's in addition to 549 base knocks this year, while their team batting average sits at .249. They have tallied 331 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .329.
The Reds have a team earned run average of 4.73 on the campaign (24th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 637 batters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.32 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.36. Reds pitchers have yielded 79 home runs and 332 runs in total (25th in baseball). They have walked 275 players from the other team and their FIP is 4.30 as a unit on the campaign.
The Reds relief pitchers have a save percentage of 62.5% and stepped onto the hill in 47 save situations. The relievers have inherited 114 runners so far this year with 43.0% of them crossed the plate. Reds relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 76 times in addition to having 64 appearances in high leverage situations. The Reds have dispatched 235 relief pitchers to the hill on the campaign. The relievers have a total of 22 holds so far this year (28th in MLB). They have accumulated 15 saves this year and have not converted 9 of 24 save chances.
The Reds have converted 69.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 5,220 innings, which has them ranked 20th in the majors. The Cincinnati Reds have notched a total of 1,740 putouts so far this season, as well as 573 assists and 41 errors. Their fielding rate sits at .983 which puts them in 21st in professional baseball, and they have turned 404 double plays.
Miley has taken the mound for 1,479 innings and has racked up 1,178 strikeouts in his pro baseball career. His ERA is 4.18 (688 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.375. He has given up 1,518 base knocks (9.2 hits per 9 innings) and has had 516 walks. Miley (91-89 career record) sits with a FIP of 4.07 while he has gone up against 6,349 batters in the majors.
The San Diego Padres have a team on-base percentage of .315 and a batting average of .231 this season. They have struck out on 578 occasions (20th in the league) and have tallied 525 hits. San Diego is sitting with 70 HRs over the course of the season as well as 285 runs batted in. The Padres hold a team SLG% of .371 and they score 4.39 runs per game (14th in the league). They have 89 doubles, while taking a walk 263 times and putting up 303 runs.
The San Diego pitching staff have given up 241 runs on the season while having an ERA of 3.05 (209 earned runs surrendered). They have given up 78 dingers and they give up 3.52 runs per 9 innings (1st in the league). The Padres have a team WHIP of 1.118 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.73 as a pitching staff on the campaign. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.36 (706 strikeouts against 210 walks). They rank 6th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 479.
With 70 save situations, the Padres have amassed 37 holds and also 10 blown saves. San Diego has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 32 save chances and they have recorded 22 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 63 times in high leverage situations and also on 43 occasions with runners on base. San Diego relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 26.3% of 57 inherited runners. They are ranked 7th in baseball with a save rate of 68.8%, and they have sent 249 relievers to the mound for the season.
The San Diego Padres have turned 63 double plays and have a fielding rate of .982 (25th in the majors). The Padres have accrued 579 assists, 45 errors and have 1,849 putouts on the season. Out of their 5,547 innings on the field, the Padres have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 71.3% (6th in MLB).
So far in his MLB career, Musgrove has surrendered 536 base hits while accumulating 561 K's in 568 innings pitched. Musgrove (33-44 career record) has a 4.10 ERA and has conceded 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 259 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.182 and a FIP of 3.8. He has a K/BB ratio of 4.13 and he has gone up against 2,372 opposing hitters in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take San Diego (-175)
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