Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 6/19/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Sunday, June 19, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-135) Cincinnati (+115)
The Cincinnati Reds (23-41) host the Milwaukee Brewers (36-30) at Great American Ball Park on Sunday. The odds on this game have the Brewers at -135 and the Reds are sitting at +115. The over/under has been set at 9. The expected starting pitchers will be Adrian Houser and Mike Minor.
Milwaukee has a slugging percentage of .397 and have struck out 588 times, while being walked on 211 occasions. They have accounted for 278 RBI's in addition to 510 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average is at .232. The Brewers have hit 90 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 84 balls out of the stadium. They have 286 runs scored and have an OBP of .307. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.3 runs per outing, which ranks them 17th in baseball.
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The Brewers hold a team earned run average of 3.73 on the campaign (9th in baseball), and they have struck out 617 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 211 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.78 as a unit so far this season. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.92 and their pitching staff has a collective WHIP of 1.25. Brewers pitchers have allowed 70 home runs in addition to 277 runs in total (18th in the league).
The Brewers have sent 210 relief pitchers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 75 base runners this season and 32.0% of them crossed home plate. They have recorded 25 saves this season and have blown 8 of their 33 save opportunities. The Brewers relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 75.8% and has entered the game in 76 save situations. The bullpen have racked up 43 holds so far this year (5th in the league). Brewers bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 46 times and also have had 78 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have turned 69.4% of balls in play into outs in their 5,241 innings on the field, which has them ranked 17th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have a total of 1,747 putouts so far this season, in addition to 587 assists and 40 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which has them ranked 19th in pro baseball, and have earned 43 double plays.
Houser has taken the hill for 387 innings and has accounted for 323 punch outs during his pro baseball career. Houser (20-26 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 4.21 and he has gone up against 1,646 opposing hitters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 3.81 (164 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.332. He has given up 360 base knocks (8.4 hits per nine innings) and has had 156 walks.
The Cincinnati Reds are sitting with an OBP of .309 and a team batting average of .239 over the course of the season. They have been rung up on 538 occasions (18th in the league) and have earned 501 base knocks. Cincinnati has recorded 62 home runs so far this year and 272 runs batted in. The Reds hold a slugging percentage of .381 and they have an average of 4.39 runs per contest (14th in the league). They have hit 101 two-baggers, while taking a walk 188 times and putting up 281 runs.
The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.394 and have a FIP of 4.60 as a squad this season. They are currently ranked 18th in the league as a staff in total hits relinquished with 529. The Cincinnati pitching staff have yielded 338 runs this year while having a team ERA of 5.19 (320 earned runs yielded). Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.29 (560 strikeouts against 245 walks). They have surrendered 84 dingers and they surrender 5.48 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league).
Cincinnati relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 40.7% of 113 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 56 times in high leverage situations and on 70 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 51 save situations, the Reds have amassed 29 holds in addition to 9 blown saves. They rank 24th in MLB holding a save percentage of 59.1%, and they have dispatched 228 relievers to the mound so far this season. Cincinnati has called on relief pitchers to enter the contest in 22 save chances and they have come away with 13 saves.
In 5,001 innings played, the Reds are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.0% (20th in professional baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 35 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (21st in baseball). The Reds have racked up 470 assists, 38 errors and have amassed 1,667 putouts this year.
In his career, Minor has given up 1,247 hits while he has totaled 1,210 punch outs in 1,325 frames. Minor (80-80 career mark) has earned a 4.15 earned run average while giving up 8.5 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 611 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.228 and having a FIP of 4.1. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.18 and he has gone up against 5,516 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Milwaukee (-135)
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