Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 5/23/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Sunday, May 23, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Great American Ball Park is the venue where Luis Castillo and the Cincinnati Reds (19-23, 4th in NL Central) will play the Milwaukee Brewers (21-22, 3rd in NL Central) on Sunday.
The Brewers have accounted for 56 doubles as a squad and have hit 46 baseballs out of the park. Milwaukee has a slugging rate of .355 and have struck out 424 times, while taking a walk on 146 occasions. As a unit, the Milwaukee Brewers are knocking in 3.7 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 27th in the league. They have amassed 151 runs batted in as well as 303 base knocks this year, and their team batting average comes in at .213. They have tallied 157 runs while holding a team OBP of .299.
Brewers pitchers have surrendered 50 long balls and also 177 total runs (13th in baseball). They have walked 147 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.85 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.04 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.16. The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.69 this season (10th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 447 batters.
The Brewers have sent 139 relievers to the mound on the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 36 base runners this season and 41.7% of those runners ended up scoring. They have earned 11 saves this season and have blown 6 out of their 17 save opportunities. The Brewers relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 64.7% and has entered the game in 40 save situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 23 holds for the year (12th in baseball). Brewers relief pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 27 times and also have had 54 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 71.3% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,465 innings on the diamond, ranking them 10th in MLB. The Milwaukee Brewers have amassed 1,155 putouts so far this season, as well as 352 assists and 29 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .981 which has them ranked 24th in pro baseball, and have earned 264 double plays.
Peralta has taken the mound for 237 innings and has earned 327 K's so far in his career. Peralta (20-9 mark in his career) has a FIP of 3.53 while facing 1,004 batters in the majors. His earned run average is 4.24 (112 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.208. He has given up 179 base knocks (6.8 hits per nine innings) with 108 walks.
Cincinnati has recorded 59 long balls so far this year as well as 201 runs batted in. They have 67 doubles, while getting a free base 138 times as well as earning 214 runs. The Cincinnati Reds have compiled a team on-base percentage of .325 as well as a team batting average of .250 so far this year. The Reds hold a team slugging percentage of .424 and they score 5.10 runs per contest (4th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 376 occasions (17th in MLB) and have totaled 360 hits.
The Reds have a WHIP of 1.403 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.46 as a unit over the course of the season. They are currently ranked 18th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 347. The Cincinnati pitching staff have surrendered 236 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 5.11 (214 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.28 (415 strikeouts against 182 free passes). They have yielded 56 dingers and they concede 5.63 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB).
Cincinnati relievers have an inherited score percentage of 43.1% out of their 72 inherited base runners. Their relievers have come in 41 times in high leverage situations in addition to 51 occasions with runners on base. With 24 save situations, the Reds have compiled 10 holds in addition to 7 blown saves. They are ranked 25th in baseball with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 154 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. Cincinnati has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 14 save chances and they have tallied 7 saves.
Out of their 3,393 innings on the diamond, the Reds have a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (23rd in MLB). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 28 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .980 (26th in the majors). The Reds have racked up 375 assists, 31 errors and have 1,131 putouts during this campaign.
Castillo (33-39 record in his career) has earned a 3.91 earned run average and has given up 7.8 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.11 and he has gone up against 2,342 batters in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered a total of 244 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.215 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. During his pro baseball career, Castillo has given up 484 hits while accumulating 618 punch outs in 562 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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