Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Prediction, 8/7/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Location: American Family Field in Milwaukee, WI
TV: Bally Sports Wisconsin
Odds/Point Spread: Cincinnati (+250) Milwaukee (-300)
The Milwaukee Brewers (58-48) host the Cincinnati Reds (42-63) at American Family Field on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Reds at +250 and the Brewers are at -300. The over/under is 7.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Hunter Greene and Corbin Burnes.
The Reds have hit 163 two-baggers as a squad and have knocked 98 balls out of the park. Cincinnati has a slugging % of .377 and have struck out 925 times, while taking a walk on 289 occasions. As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are compiling 4.3 runs per game, which has them sitting at 18th in MLB. They have 431 RBI's and 830 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average is at .239. They have racked up 450 runs while holding a team OBP of .308.
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Reds pitchers have yielded 141 home runs and 545 total runs (28th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 394 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.59 as a squad so far this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.35 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.40. The Reds have an earned run average of 5.02 on the season (29th in the league), and their staff has rung up 925 batters.
The Reds bullpen have recorded a save percentage of 59.5% and has entered the game in 78 save situations. The relievers have inherited 161 runners for the season with 37.3% of those runners ended up scoring. Reds relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 106 times in addition to having 94 appearances in high leverage situations. The Reds have dispatched 368 relievers to the mound for the season. The bullpen have tallied 41 holds on the year (28th in the league). They have accumulated 22 saves on the year and have blown 15 out of their 37 chances to save the game.
The Cincinnati Reds have earned a total of 2,766 putouts this year, as well as 792 assists and 54 errors. Their fielding rate is holding steady at .985 which has them sitting 14th in the majors, and they have twisted 64 double plays. The Reds have turned 68.6% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 8,298 innings on the field, ranking them 24th in professional baseball.
Greene has taken the hill for 102 innings and has 127 strikeouts during his MLB career. Greene (4-12 win-loss mark in his career) holds a FIP of 4.95 and he has gone up against 441 batters during his time in the major leagues. His earned run average is 5.26 (60 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.295. He has given up 92 hits (8.1 hits per nine innings) with 41 walks.
The Milwaukee Brewers have a team on-base percentage of .321 in addition to a batting average of .241 so far this season. They have struck out on 930 instances (6th in MLB) and have 857 base knocks. Milwaukee has tallied 147 home runs this year to go along with 480 RBIs. The Brewers hold a team SLG% of .419 and they have an average of 4.65 runs per game (6th in the league). They have 167 doubles, while getting a free base 380 times and scoring 493 runs.
The Brewers hold a team WHIP of 1.259 in addition to having a FIP of 3.83 as a unit so far this season. They are currently ranked 8th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 834. The Milwaukee pitching staff have allowed 453 runs on the season while having a team ERA of 3.86 (403 earned runs relinquished). Their K/BB ratio is 2.86 (999 strikeouts vs 349 walks). They have given up 116 dingers and they concede 4.34 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league).
Milwaukee relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 32.0% out of their 122 inherited runners. Their relievers have come in 136 times in high leverage situations in addition to 83 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 122 save situations, the Brewers have accrued 68 holds in addition to 16 blown saves. They rank 7th in MLB with a save percentage of 70.4%, and they have sent 347 relievers onto the diamond for the year. Milwaukee has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 54 save opportunities and they have walked away with 38 saves.
The Milwaukee Brewers have turned 78 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in MLB). The Brewers have accrued 908 assists, 60 errors and have accumulated 2,820 putouts on the season. In their 8,460 innings played, the Brewers have earned a defensive efficiency of 69.3% (20th in MLB).
Burnes (31-16 career win-loss record) is the owner of a 3.12 earned run average while allowing 7.0 hits per nine innings. His K/BB ratio is 4.74 and he has faced 1,798 batters thus far in his career. He has allowed 154 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.057 and being the owner of a FIP of 2.8. Thus far in his career, Burnes has allowed 344 base knocks while accumulating 593 punch outs in 443 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+250)
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