Cleveland Guardians vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 4/13/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Cleveland Guardians vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Cleveland (+115) Cincinnati (-135)
The Cleveland Guardians (2-2) are on their way to Great American Ball Park on Wednesday where they will try to defeat the Cincinnati Reds (2-2). The odds on this game have Cleveland at +115 and Cincinnati is coming in at -135. The betting total is set at 10. The pitchers taking the mound will be Triston McKenzie and Reiver Sanmartin.
Cleveland has a slugging percentage of .454 and have been called out on strikes 31 times, while drawing a walk on 14 occasions. They have 27 RBI's and 47 base knocks for the season, and their batting average comes in at .309. The Guardians have accounted for 7 two-baggers as a team and have smacked 3 balls out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 28 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .375. As a unit, the Cleveland Guardians are scoring 7.0 runs per contest, which has them at 1st in MLB.
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The Guardians have compiled a team earned run average of 2.83 over the course of the season (6th in the league), and they have rung up 22 batters. They have walked 10 batters and their FIP sits at 3.34 as a unit so far this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.20 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.06. Guardians pitchers have allowed 1 home run and 14 runs in total (9th in baseball).
The Guardians relievers have a save percentage of 0.0% and has come into the game in 2 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 6 base runners on the campaign with 16.7% of those players ended up scoring. Guardians relief pitchers have entered the game with runners on base 6 times as well as having 8 appearances in high leverage situations. The Guardians have dispatched 15 relievers to the hill on the year. The relief pitchers have 2 holds this year (19th in the league). They don't have any saves this season.
The Guardians have turned 74.3% of balls hit into play into outs out of 315 innings, which has them sitting 8th in pro baseball. The Cleveland Guardians have earned a total of 105 putouts on the campaign, as well as 29 assists and 2 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which is 16th in MLB, and have 3 double plays.
McKenzie has taken the mound for 156 innings and has racked up 179 strikeouts in his career. His ERA is 4.61 (80 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.126. He has surrendered 107 hits (6.2 hits per nine innings) with 69 walks. McKenzie (7-11 career mark) has earned a FIP of 4.53 while he has gone up against 634 opposing batters in the major leagues.
Cincinnati has accumulated 2 home runs on the year to go along with 19 runs batted in. They have recorded 3 two-baggers, while walking 12 times and scoring 19 runs. The Cincinnati Reds are sitting with an on-base percentage of .274 as well as a team batting average of .200 this season. The Reds hold a team slugging % of .269 and they earn 4.75 runs per game (11th in baseball). They have been called out on strikes on 39 occasions (8th in the league) and have accounted for 26 hits.
The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.324 in addition to having a FIP of 3.78 as a squad for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.11 (38 strikeouts vs 18 walks). They rank 8th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 27. They have yielded 3 long balls and they surrender 3.97 runs per 9 innings (13th in the league). The Cincinnati pitching staff have allowed 15 runs this year while having a team ERA of 3.71 (14 earned runs given up).
Sitting with 4 save situations, the Reds have recorded 2 holds and 0 blown saves. Cincinnati has had relief pitchers take the mound in 2 save opportunities and they have come away with 2 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 0 times in high leverage situations in addition to 4 occasions with runners on base. Cincinnati relief pitchers have an inherited score rate of 33.3% out of 6 inherited runners. They are ranked 3rd in baseball with a save rate of 100.0%, and they have sent 15 bullpen pitchers onto the field so far this season.
The Cincinnati Reds have turned 2 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .984 (19th in professional baseball). The Reds have accrued 22 assists, 2 errors and have accumulated 102 putouts this year. Out of their 306 innings on the field, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (16th in MLB).
Sanmartin (2-1 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.50 earned run average while giving up 10.3 hits per 9 innings. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.86 and he has faced 62 batters during his pro baseball career. He has allowed 7 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.643 and a FIP of 2.8. Thus far in his career, Sanmartin has allowed 16 hits while tallying 13 K's in 14 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati (-135)
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