Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction, 8/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies
Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Location: Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, PA
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Phillies (66-55) will take on the Cincinnati Reds (48-71) at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday. The starting pitchers are Nick Lodolo and Ranger Suarez.
Cincinnati has a slugging % of .378 and have struck out 1,068 times, while taking a walk on 333 occasions. They have 488 runs batted in as well as 954 base knocks so far this year, and their team batting average comes in at .241. The Reds have hit 179 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 113 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 509 runs while having a team OBP of .310. As a squad, the Cincinnati Reds are earning 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in MLB.
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The Reds have an ERA of 5.01 for the year (28th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,044 batters. They have walked 446 batters and their FIP sits at 4.64 as a unit this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.34 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.42. Reds pitchers have surrendered 161 long balls in addition to 615 total runs (27th in baseball).
The Reds bullpen have a save percentage of 57.1% and has entered the game in 92 save situations. The relievers have inherited 186 runners on the season and 34.9% of them earned a run for their team. Reds bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 123 times and also have had 108 appearances in high leverage situations. The Reds have dispatched 422 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers have a total of 50 holds this season (25th in baseball). They have 24 saves for the year and have not converted 18 of 42 chances to get a save.
The Cincinnati Reds have 3,136 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 924 assists and 60 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which has them sitting 15th in MLB, and have 76 double plays. The Reds have converted 68.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of 9,408 innings, which has them sitting 26th in the majors.
Lodolo (3-4 record in his career) has earned a FIP of 4.13 while he has faced 251 batters in the majors. He has given up 60 base knocks (9.9 hits per 9 innings) and has 26 free passes. His ERA is 4.12 (25 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.573. Lodolo has taken the hill for 54 innings and is sitting with 72 punch outs during his career.
The Phillies have a team SLG% of .420 and they average 4.61 runs per contest (7th in the league). They have tallied 188 doubles, while taking a walk 352 times as well as putting up 558 runs. Philadelphia is sitting with 156 home runs for the season as well as 537 runs batted in. They have struck out on 1,017 instances (17th in baseball) and have a total of 1,036 base knocks. The Philadelphia Phillies have an OBP of .314 and a team batting average of .252 on the season.
The Phillies have a WHIP of 1.225 in addition to having a FIP of 3.63 as a squad for the year. Their K/BB ratio sits at 3.03 (1,063 strikeouts vs 351 free passes). They are sitting at 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 964. They have conceded 111 homers and they relinquish 4.13 runs per 9 innings (10th in MLB). The Philadelphia pitching staff have given up 493 runs this season while having a team ERA of 3.78 (451 earned runs given up).
With 104 save situations, the Phillies have recorded 58 holds in addition to 13 blown saves. Philadelphia has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 45 save opportunities and they have tallied 32 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have come in 118 times in high leverage situations and on 103 occasions with runners on. Philadelphia relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 35.3% out of 153 inherited base runners. They sit at 6th in the league holding a save rate of 71.1%, and they have dispatched 389 relievers to the mound so far this season.
Out of their 9,663 innings played, the Phillies hold a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (17th in pro baseball). The Philadelphia Phillies have turned 102 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .988 (5th in baseball). The Phillies have racked up 1,049 assists, 53 errors and have amassed 3,221 putouts this season.
So far in his career, Suarez has allowed 262 base hits and he has 258 K's in 288 innings. Suarez (23-13 win-loss record in his career) holds a 2.91 ERA while allowing 8.2 hits per nine innings. He has given up 93 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.243 and having a FIP of 3.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.69 and he has gone up against 1,198 opposing hitters in his MLB career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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