New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 7/6/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: New York (-135) Cincinnati (+115)
Great American Ball Park is where the Cincinnati Reds (27-52) will play the New York Mets (50-30) on Wednesday. The moneyline on this game has the Mets at -135 and the Reds are priced at +115. The total is 9.5. The men taking the mound are David Peterson and Graham Ashcraft.
New York is slugging .401 and have been called out on strikes 605 times, while taking a walk on 241 occasions. They have 368 runs batted in as well as 691 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .256. The Mets have recorded 124 doubles as a unit and have smacked 78 balls out of the stadium. They have earned 384 runs scored while having a team on-base percentage of .327. As a team, the New York Mets are notching 4.8 runs per contest, which has them at 4th in the league.
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Mets pitchers have allowed 92 home runs and also 324 total runs (9th in the league). They have walked 231 opposing batters and their FIP is 3.82 as a unit on the season. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.23 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.22. The Mets hold a team ERA of 3.90 over the course of the season (14th in the league), and their staff has struck out 746 batters.
Mets relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on 77 times and also have had 68 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 53 holds so far this season (6th in baseball). The Mets relief pitchers have a save rate of 67.6% and has stepped onto the mound in 88 save situations. They have accumulated 23 saves for the season and have missed out on 11 out of their 34 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 107 runners for the season and 41.1% of them crossed the plate. The Mets have sent 247 relief pitchers to the mound this season.
The Mets have turned 69.5% of balls hit into play into outs out of 6,303 innings on the field, which ranks them 16th in pro baseball. The New York Mets have earned 2,101 putouts for the season, in addition to 668 assists and 36 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .987 which ranks 7th in MLB, and have 64 double plays.
Peterson has taken the hill for 174 innings and has racked up 169 strikeouts during his pro baseball career. His earned run average is 4.17 (81 ER's allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.277. He has allowed 148 hits (7.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 75 walks. Peterson (13-9 career record) has a FIP of 4.37 and he has gone up against 735 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues.
The Cincinnati Reds have recorded a team OBP of .308 in addition to a team batting average of .239 this season. They have struck out on 676 instances (14th in MLB) and have totaled 624 base hits. Cincinnati has tallied 73 home runs on the campaign as well as 325 runs batted in. The Reds hold a team SLG% of .377 and they average 4.29 runs per outing (18th in the league). They have hit 125 two-baggers, while walking 220 times and earning 339 runs.
The Reds are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.442 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.82 as a team so far this season. They are sitting at 23rd in the league as a staff in total hits given up with 691. The Cincinnati pitching staff have conceded 440 runs on the year while having an ERA of 5.53 (422 earned runs given up). They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.28 (683 strikeouts against 300 walks). They have surrendered 115 homers and they relinquish 5.76 runs per 9 innings (30th in baseball).
Cincinnati bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 43.1% of 130 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have taken the field 62 times in high leverage situations and on 79 occasions with base runners. Sitting with 55 save situations, the Reds have earned 30 holds in addition to 10 blown saves. They rank 22nd in baseball with a save rate of 60.0%, and they have sent 278 relievers to the mound this year. Cincinnati has had relief pitchers take the mound in 25 save opportunities and they have walked away with 15 saves.
In their 6,108 innings on the field, the Reds have a defensive efficiency of 68.4% (24th in MLB). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 46 double plays and have notched a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in MLB). The Reds have 579 assists, 42 errors and have accounted for 2,036 putouts on the campaign.
Ashcraft (4-2 win-loss record in his career) has earned a 4.53 ERA while allowing 9.3 hits per 9 innings. His K/BB ratio is 3.11 and he has faced 189 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. He has allowed a total of 22 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.237 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.1. Thus far in his career, Ashcraft has allowed 45 base knocks while accumulating 28 K's in 43 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati (+115)
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