Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 9/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Friday, September 23, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
The Cincinnati Reds (59-90) will try to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers (79-70) at Great American Ball Park on Friday. The expected starting pitchers will be Eric Lauer and Mike Minor.
The Brewers have earned 227 doubles as a squad and have hit 203 baseballs out of the stadium. Milwaukee has a slugging rate of .411 and have struck out 1,336 times, while drawing a walk on 525 occasions. As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.5 runs per game, which has them at 10th in MLB. They have 653 RBI's as well as 1,165 hits this year, and their team batting average sits at .235. They have accounted for 671 runs and have an OBP of .316.
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The Brewers are sitting with a team ERA of 3.98 so far this season (17th in MLB), and they have rung up 1,384 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.88 and their pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.24. Brewers pitchers have surrendered 180 home runs and 652 runs in total (19th in MLB). They have walked 481 opposing hitters and their FIP comes in at 4.01 as a team so far this year.
The Brewers relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 63.6% and has entered the game in 173 save situations. The relievers have inherited 168 runners for the year and 29.2% of those players earned a run for their team. Brewers bullpen pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 120 times as well as having 184 appearances in high leverage situations. The Brewers have dispatched 494 relievers to the hill on the year. The bullpen are sitting with 96 holds this year (5th in the league). They have earned 49 saves for the year and have not converted 28 of 77 chances to save the game.
The Milwaukee Brewers have a tally of 3,951 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,300 assists and 83 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .984 which has them ranked 18th in pro baseball, and have 109 double plays. The Brewers have turned 70.2% of balls hit into play into outs out of 11,853 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 11th in pro baseball.
Lauer has taken the ball for 536 innings and has 505 strikeouts during his MLB career. His ERA is 4.18 (249 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.350. He has allowed 525 base knocks (8.8 hits per 9 innings) with 199 free passes. Lauer (31-31 career record) holds a FIP of 4.43 while he has gone up against 2,311 opposing hitters in the majors.
The Reds have a team slugging % of .380 and they have an average of 4.17 runs per game (21st in baseball). They have tallied 222 doubles, while taking a walk 416 times and earning 617 runs. Cincinnati has knocked in 147 home runs on the campaign as well as 591 RBIs. They have struck out on 1,302 instances (8th in baseball) and have tallied 1,182 base knocks. The Cincinnati Reds have compiled an OBP of .307 as well as a team batting average of .239 for the year.
The Reds hold a team WHIP of 1.393 with a FIP of 4.62 as a squad over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.34 (1,296 strikeouts vs 555 walks). They are sitting at 22nd in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 1,257. They have conceded 200 dingers and they yield 5.14 runs per 9 innings (26th in baseball). The Cincinnati pitching staff have allowed 743 runs on the campaign while having a team ERA of 4.84 (700 earned runs relinquished).
With 105 save situations, the Reds have accrued 55 holds in addition to 21 blown saves. Cincinnati has had bullpen pitchers step onto the hill in 49 save opportunities and they have walked away with 28 saves. Their relievers have stepped onto the mound 136 times in high leverage situations and also on 154 occasions with base runners. Cincinnati relievers have an inherited score percentage of 33.8% out of 234 inherited runners. They are ranked 23rd in the league holding a save rate of 57.1%, and they have dispatched 527 relievers to the hill on the season.
The Cincinnati Reds have gotten 106 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .986 (14th in professional baseball). The Reds have accrued 1,178 assists, 72 errors and have amassed 3,905 putouts for the season. Out of their 11,715 innings on the field, the Reds hold a defensive efficiency of 68.8% (24th in the majors).
Minor (83-90 career mark) is the owner of a 4.25 earned run average while surrendering 8.6 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.06 and he has faced 5,904 batters in his career. He has conceded 665 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.253 and having a FIP of 4.2. In his career, Minor has given up 1,350 hits while he has tallied 1,273 strikeouts in 1,409 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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