Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 5/3/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+175) Milwaukee (-210)
The Milwaukee Brewers (15-8) will compete against the Cincinnati Reds (3-19) at American Family Field on Tuesday. The moneyline on this contest has the Reds at +175 while the Brewers are at -210. The betting total comes in at 7.5. The men taking the mound are Vladimir Gutierrez and Brandon Woodruff.
As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are putting up 3.1 runs per game, which has them sitting at 30th in MLB. They have earned a total of 67 runs scored while having a team OBP of .271. The Reds have accumulated 32 two-baggers as a team and have hit 15 baseballs out of the park. They have 64 RBI's in addition to 140 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate is .201. Cincinnati owns a slugging percentage of .311 and have been called out on strikes 195 times, while being walked on 59 occasions.
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The Reds are sitting with a team earned run average of 6.15 on the year (30th in the league), and the staff has rung up 181 batters. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 1.74 and the pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.63. Reds pitchers have surrendered 23 long balls in addition to 132 runs in total (30th in baseball). They have walked 104 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.67 as a unit for the season.
The Reds have dispatched 89 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The relievers have inherited 43 runners on the year with 44.2% of those runners ended up crossing the plate. They have accumulated 3 saves this year and have blown 2 of their 5 save opportunities. The Reds bullpen have a save percentage of 60.0% and has come into the game in 9 save situations. The relief pitchers have racked up 4 holds for the year (30th in the league). Reds bullpen pitchers have entered the game with runners on 24 times in addition to having 10 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Reds have converted 65.8% of baseballs in play into outs in their 1,674 innings, which ranks them 30th in MLB. The Cincinnati Reds have amassed 558 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 162 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .989 which puts them in 8th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 16 double plays.
Gutierrez has thrown 131 innings and has 99 punch outs so far in his pro baseball career. Gutierrez (9-10 career mark) holds a FIP of 5.41 while he has gone up against 579 opposing batters in the majors. His ERA is 5.08 (74 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.481. He has surrendered 133 hits (9.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 61 free passes.
Milwaukee has 24 home runs so far this year as well as 89 RBIs. They have hit 34 doubles, while getting a free base 71 times as well as scoring 94 runs. The Milwaukee Brewers have an OBP of .291 and a batting average of .218 this season. The Brewers hold a slugging percentage of .369 and they are scoring 4.09 runs per contest (15th in the league). They have struck out on 207 occasions (4th in the league) and have earned a total of 162 base hits.
The Milwaukee pitching staff have given up 75 runs over the course of the season while holding an ERA of 3.01 (68 earned runs allowed). They have allowed 14 HR's and they relinquish 3.33 runs per 9 innings (5th in baseball). The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.163 with a FIP of 3.07 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.75 (234 strikeouts vs 85 walks). They come in at 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits allowed with 151.
Milwaukee has called on relief pitchers to take the mound in 16 save chances and they have earned 11 saves. They are ranked 19th in MLB holding a save rate of 68.8%, and they have dispatched 75 relievers to the mound for the season. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 33 times in high leverage situations and on 20 occasions with runners on base. Milwaukee bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 37.8% of 37 inherited base runners. With 32 save situations, the Brewers have compiled 16 holds in addition to 5 blown saves.
In their 1,827 innings on the field, the Brewers hold a defensive efficiency of 71.4% (8th in the majors). The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 14 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .988 (10th in pro baseball). The Brewers have 198 assists, 10 errors and have accumulated 609 putouts on the season.
Woodruff (30-22 career mark) has earned a 3.31 ERA while conceding 7.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.28 and he has gone up against 1,937 batters in his MLB career. He has given up 176 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.080 and a FIP of 3.2. So far in his MLB career, Woodruff has allowed 390 base hits while totaling 543 strikeouts in 478 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-210)
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