Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/22/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-170) Cincinnati (+145)
Great American Ball Park is the location where the Cincinnati Reds (23-43) will compete against the Los Angeles Dodgers (40-25) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this matchup has Los Angeles at -170 and Cincinnati is coming in at +145. The total has been set at 9.5. The expected starting pitchers will be Tyler Anderson and Luis Castillo.
Los Angeles is slugging .419 and have been rung up 535 times, while taking a walk on 259 occasions. They have amassed 305 RBI's in addition to 542 base knocks on the campaign, and their average at the plate comes in at .247. The Dodgers have hit 125 doubles as a unit and have smacked 77 baseballs out of the stadium. They have earned a total of 326 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .328. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are compiling 5.0 runs per game, which ranks them 3rd in baseball.
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The Dodgers have compiled a team ERA of 2.91 this season (2nd in MLB), and the staff has struck out 587 batters. They have walked 169 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 3.44 as a team for the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.47 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.08. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 58 home runs and also 212 runs in total (2nd in MLB).
The Dodgers have sent 224 relief pitchers to the mound over the course of the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 59 base runners so far this year and 30.5% of them crossed home plate. They have accumulated 17 saves this year and have blown 7 of their 24 save chances. The Dodgers bullpen have a save percentage of 70.8% and has stepped onto the mound in 65 save situations. The relievers have tallied 40 holds on the year (12th in baseball). Dodgers bullpen pitchers have come into the game with runners on 41 times and also have had 54 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Dodgers have converted 72.2% of balls in play into outs out of 5,205 innings, ranking them 2nd in professional baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned a total of 1,735 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 536 assists and 32 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which is 9th in baseball, and have a total of 52 double plays.
Anderson (37-38 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.30 and he has faced 2,911 opposing hitters in the majors. He has given up 685 hits (8.9 hits per 9 innings) and has had 198 free passes. His earned run average is 4.44 (341 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.278. Anderson has pitched in 690 innings and is sitting with 605 strikeouts during his career.
Cincinnati has 62 HRs on the campaign to go along with 277 runs batted in. They have recorded 103 doubles, while walking 194 times and recording 287 runs. The Cincinnati Reds hold a team on-base percentage of .309 as well as a batting average of .238 on the season. The Reds have a team slugging percentage of .377 and they score 4.35 runs per game (16th in the league). They have struck out on 552 occasions (18th in the league) and are sitting with 516 base hits.
The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.406 in addition to having a FIP of 4.65 as a squad for the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.24 (577 strikeouts against 258 free passes). They come in at 18th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 548. They have yielded 88 home runs and they allow 5.51 runs per 9 innings (29th in MLB). The Cincinnati pitching staff have allowed 351 runs on the campaign while holding a team ERA of 5.23 (333 earned runs yielded).
With 51 save situations, the Reds have compiled 29 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. Cincinnati has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 22 save opportunities and they have tallied 13 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 56 times in high leverage situations in addition to 71 occasions with runners on base. Cincinnati relief pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 41.7% of 115 inherited runners. They are currently ranked 24th in MLB with a save rate of 59.1%, and they have sent 235 relief pitchers to the hill on the year.
Out of their 5,163 innings on the diamond, the Reds are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (20th in MLB). The Cincinnati Reds have gotten 35 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in the majors). The Reds have recorded 484 assists, 39 errors and have accumulated 1,721 putouts during this campaign.
Castillo (42-53 career mark) has earned a 3.69 ERA while allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.97 and he has faced 3,132 opposing hitters so far in his MLB career. He has surrendered a total of 309 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.212 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.7. So far in his MLB career, Castillo has allowed 639 base knocks and he has 813 K's in 753 innings pitched.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-170)
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