Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 7/16/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Friday, July 16, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Luis Castillo and the Cincinnati Reds (48-42, 2nd in NL Central) host the Milwaukee Brewers (53-39, 1st in NL Central) at Great American Ball Park on Friday.
Milwaukee has a slugging rate of .380 and have been rung up 891 times, while being walked on 351 occasions. They have 375 RBI's and 659 base knocks on the season, while their batting average is sitting at .220. The Brewers have tallied 132 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 109 balls out of the park. They have a total of 394 runs scored and hold an OBP of .312. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.3 runs per contest, which has them at 17th in the league.
The Brewers have an ERA of 3.44 this year (6th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 935 hitters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.90 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.18. Brewers pitchers have yielded 96 home runs in addition to 348 total runs (6th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 322 opposing players and their FIP is 3.75 as a squad this year.
Brewers relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 58 times and also have had 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have recorded 44 holds over the course of the season (13th in the league). The Brewers relievers have a save rate of 61.0% and has entered the game in 86 save situations. They have 25 saves so far this year and have blown 16 out of their 41 chances to get a save. The relief pitchers have inherited 76 runners on the season with 35.5% of those players ended up scoring. The Brewers have dispatched 292 relievers to the hill on the season.
The Brewers have converted 71.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 7,362 innings on the field, which has them sitting 4th in professional baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have earned 2,454 putouts this season, in addition to 754 assists and 52 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .984 which has them sitting 14th in baseball, and they have twisted 560 double plays.
Woodruff (26-15 win-loss mark in his career) has earned a FIP of 3.13 and he has gone up against 1,578 hitters during his time in the majors. He has allowed 311 base knocks (7.1 hits per nine innings) and has 101 walks. His earned run average is 3.20 (140 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.046. Woodruff has taken the hill for 394 innings and has accumulated 442 K's so far in his pro baseball career.
Cincinnati has 113 long balls so far this year as well as 415 runs batted in. They have 151 two-baggers, while getting a free base 308 times as well as scoring 435 runs. The Cincinnati Reds have an OBP of .330 in addition to a batting average of .249 so far this year. The Reds have a team slugging % of .415 and they average 4.83 runs per contest (9th in the league). They have been called out on strikes on 798 occasions (14th in MLB) and have totaled 752 base knocks.
The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.366 in addition to having a FIP of 4.30 as a pitching staff this season. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.34 (866 strikeouts vs 370 walks). They sit at 17th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 720. They have given up 109 dingers and they yield 4.81 runs per 9 innings (21st in the league). The Cincinnati pitching staff have given up 427 runs so far this year while having a team ERA of 4.39 (389 earned runs surrendered).
Cincinnati has had relievers step onto the hill in 42 save chances and they have come away with 26 saves. They rank 15th in the league holding a save rate of 61.9%, and they have dispatched 324 relief pitchers onto the diamond this season. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 106 times in high leverage situations and on 100 occasions with runners on. Cincinnati relievers hold an inherited score rate of 40.1% out of their 147 inherited runners. Sitting with 82 save situations, the Reds have tallied 38 holds in addition to 16 blown saves.
The Cincinnati Reds have turned 58 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .983 (20th in MLB). The Reds have 785 assists, 55 errors and have notched a total of 2,396 putouts during this campaign. In their 7,188 innings on the diamond, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 69.1% (20th in baseball).
So far in his career, Castillo has allowed 523 hits and he has 674 punch outs in 622 innings pitched. He has conceded 262 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.208 and a FIP of 3.8. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.94 and he has gone up against 2,589 hitters thus far in his career. Castillo (35-43 career mark) is the owner of a 3.79 ERA while surrendering 7.6 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Milwaukee
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