Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/9/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-141) Cincinnati (+110)
Vladimir Gutierrez and the Cincinnati Reds (28-29, 4th in NL Central) play the Milwaukee Brewers (33-26, 1st in NL Central) at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday. The Brewers open this matchup at -141 while the Reds are coming in at +110. The total has been set at 9.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Brett Anderson and Vladimir Gutierrez.
The Brewers have compiled 73 doubles as a unit and have knocked 75 baseballs out of the park. Milwaukee is slugging .372 and have struck out 581 times, while being walked on 203 occasions. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 3.9 runs per game, which ranks them 22nd in MLB. They have amassed 221 runs batted in and 407 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average sits at .211. They have accumulated 231 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .297.
Brewers pitchers have surrendered 70 long balls and 235 runs (9th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 196 opposing hitters and their FIP is 3.82 as a unit over the course of the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.15 and the pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.15. The Brewers hold a team ERA of 3.65 so far this year (9th in the league), and their staff has rung up 617 hitters.
Brewers bullpen pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 38 times in addition to having 74 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have 30 holds for the season (13th in MLB). The Brewers relief pitchers have accumulated a save rate of 60.7% and has stepped onto the mound in 58 save situations. They have accumulated 17 saves over the course of the season and have blown 11 of 28 chances to save the game. The relievers have inherited 49 base runners on the year with 40.8% of those players ended up crossing the plate. The Brewers have dispatched 185 relief pitchers to the mound for the year.
The Milwaukee Brewers have 1,581 putouts for the season, as well as 466 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .983 which puts them in 19th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 356 double plays. The Brewers have transformed 71.4% of balls hit into play into outs in their 4,743 innings, which ranks them 6th in professional baseball.
Anderson has thrown 1,081 innings and has tallied 735 K's in his career. Anderson (65-68 career record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.99 while going up against 4,585 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.07 (489 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.339. He has conceded 1,159 hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) with 288 free passes.
The Reds have a team slugging percentage of .429 and they tally 4.95 runs per contest (4th in baseball). They have 95 two-baggers, while walking 189 times as well as putting up 282 runs. Cincinnati has knocked in 82 home runs on the campaign to go along with 268 runs batted in. They have struck out on 491 occasions (24th in baseball) and are sitting with 483 hits. The Cincinnati Reds have earned a team OBP of .326 as well as a team batting average of .249 on the year.
The Reds are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.391 in addition to having a FIP of 4.37 as a team for the year. They have a ranking of 15th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 463. The Cincinnati pitching staff have yielded 304 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 4.95 (279 earned runs allowed). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.28 (552 strikeouts vs 242 bases on balls). They have allowed 72 home runs and they allow 5.40 runs per 9 innings (28th in baseball).
Cincinnati relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 44.7% out of 103 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 57 times in high leverage situations and also on 69 occasions with runners on. With 41 save situations, the Reds have 18 holds and also 8 blown saves. They rank 11th in baseball holding a save percentage of 63.6%, and they have sent 208 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. Cincinnati has called on relievers to enter the contest in 22 save chances and they have walked away with 14 saves.
The Cincinnati Reds have turned 37 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (20th in pro baseball). The Reds have racked up 504 assists, 36 errors and have 1,521 putouts this year. In their 4,563 innings on the diamond, the Reds hold a efficiency on defense of 68.8% (22nd in MLB).
In his pro baseball career, Gutierrez has allowed 5 base hits while totaling 6 strikeouts in 10 innings. Gutierrez (1-1 career record) is the owner of a 2.70 ERA while giving up 4.5 hits per 9 innings. He has surrendered a total of 3 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and having a FIP of 4.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.20 and he has gone up against 40 hitters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-141)
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