Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/1/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Philadelphia (+110) Cincinnati (-120)
Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies (25-28, 3rd in NL East) go to Great American Ball Park on Tuesday where they'll take on the Cincinnati Reds (23-28, 4th in NL Central). The odds on this game have the Phillies coming in at +110 and the Reds are at -120. The O/U has been set at 7.5. The pitchers taking the mound will be Aaron Nola and Sonny Gray.
The Phillies have accumulated 76 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 52 baseballs out of the park. Philadelphia has a slugging rate of .375 and have struck out 536 times, while drawing a walk on 171 occasions. As a unit, the Philadelphia Phillies are putting up 3.9 runs per game, which puts them at 20th in baseball. They have amassed 200 RBI's as well as 405 hits over the course of the season, and their batting average is at .233. They have earned 209 runs scored while having a team OBP of .307.
The Phillies have compiled a team earned run average of 4.20 on the season (18th in MLB), and the staff has struck out 498 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.13 and the pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.28. Phillies pitchers have given up 67 home runs and 232 runs (17th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 159 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 4.04 as a team so far this season.
The Phillies relievers have compiled a save rate of 54.2% and has stepped onto the mound in 49 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 72 base runners for the year with 44.4% of them crossed home plate. Phillies pitchers have come into the game with opponents on base 47 times as well as having 72 appearances in high leverage situations. The Phillies have dispatched 163 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The bullpen have tallied 24 holds for the year (20th in the league). They have recorded 13 saves for the season and have blown 11 of 24 save opportunities.
The Philadelphia Phillies have earned a total of 1,389 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 458 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .984 which is 13th in professional baseball, and they have twisted 345 double plays. The Phillies have transformed 68.3% of baseballs in play into outs out of 4,167 innings on the field, which ranks them 25th in pro baseball.
Nola (61-44 career record) has earned a FIP of 3.39 while he has gone up against 3,736 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 782 base hits (7.8 hits per nine innings) and has 271 free passes. His earned run average is 3.49 (352 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.160. Nola has thrown 908 innings and has tallied 998 strikeouts in his pro baseball career.
The Cincinnati Reds have accounted for an OBP of .322 and a team batting average of .245 so far this season. They have been rung up on 454 instances (20th in MLB) and have tallied 425 base knocks. Cincinnati is sitting with 71 home runs for the year to go along with 232 RBIs. The Reds hold a slugging percentage of .420 and they have an average of 4.80 runs per game (10th in MLB). They have recorded 81 doubles, while taking a walk 168 times as well as putting up 245 runs.
The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.371 with a FIP of 4.33 as a squad on the year. They rank 13th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 403. The Cincinnati pitching staff have conceded 271 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 4.91 (247 earned runs conceded). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.26 (492 strikeouts vs 218 walks). They have given up 63 dingers and they yield 5.38 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Cincinnati has called on bullpen pitchers to take the mound in 17 save chances and they have converted 10 saves. They are currently ranked 20th in the league with a save percentage of 58.8%, and they have sent 185 bullpen pitchers onto the diamond on the year. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill 48 times in high leverage situations and also on 61 occasions with runners on base. Cincinnati relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.8% out of their 89 inherited runners. Sitting with 30 save situations, the Reds have earned 13 holds in addition to 7 blown saves.
Out of their 4,077 innings played, the Reds have a efficiency on defense of 69.3% (19th in baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 34 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .982 (22nd in the majors). The Reds have recorded 453 assists, 33 errors and have accumulated 1,359 putouts this season.
During his pro baseball career, Gray has surrendered 1,015 hits while earning 1,118 strikeouts in 1,174 innings. Gray (76-66 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.53 earned run average while surrendering 7.8 hits per nine innings. He has conceded a total of 461 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.224 and a FIP of 3.7. His K/BB ratio is 2.65 and he has gone up against 4,894 opposing hitters so far in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati (-120)
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