Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 8/15/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date: Monday, August 15, 2022
Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Bally Sports Ohio
The Cincinnati Reds (44-68) will try to beat the Philadelphia Phillies (63-50) at Great American Ball Park on Monday. The expected starting pitchers are Noah Syndergaard and Mike Minor.
As a squad, the Philadelphia Phillies are scoring 4.7 runs per contest, which has them sitting at 7th in the league. They have accumulated 526 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .312. The Phillies have accrued 173 two-baggers as a unit and have smacked 148 balls out of the park. They have accumulated 506 RBI's as well as 951 base knocks for the year, and their average at the plate is sitting at .248. Philadelphia has a slugging % of .419 and have been rung up 945 times, while taking a walk on 331 occasions.
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The Phillies have a team earned run average of 3.71 on the campaign (8th in the league), and they have struck out 984 hitters. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.04 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.21. Phillies pitchers have allowed 103 long balls and 453 runs in total (7th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 324 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.62 as a team for the season.
Phillies pitchers have gone to the mound with players on base 99 times in addition to having 112 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers have a total of 54 holds on the season (20th in MLB). The Phillies relievers have recorded a save percentage of 73.2% and stepped onto the hill in 96 save situations. They have accumulated 30 saves for the season and have blown 11 of 41 chances to get a save. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 146 runners this season with 36.3% of them ended up scoring. The Phillies have dispatched 364 relief pitchers to the mound for the season.
The Phillies have turned 69.8% of balls hit into play into outs in their 9,027 innings, which has them sitting 15th in pro baseball. The Philadelphia Phillies have a tally of 3,009 putouts on the campaign, as well as 998 assists and 50 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .988 which puts them in 6th in pro baseball, and they have turned 95 double plays.
Syndergaard (53-39 win-loss mark in his career) sits with a FIP of 3.03 while going up against 3,335 opposing hitters in the major leagues. He has allowed 760 hits (8.5 hits per 9 innings) with 190 walks. His earned run average is 3.39 (305 ER's allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.174. Syndergaard has thrown 809 innings and has racked up 847 K's thus far in his career.
The Cincinnati Reds are sitting with a team on-base percentage of .308 as well as a batting average of .238 for the year. They have struck out on 1,005 occasions (4th in the league) and have a total of 883 base hits. Cincinnati has tallied 104 home runs for the year to go along with 450 RBIs. The Reds have a team slugging % of .374 and they earn 4.20 runs per game (20th in MLB). They have hit 172 two-baggers, while taking a walk 317 times as well as scoring 470 runs.
The Cincinnati pitching staff have surrendered 584 runs this season while holding a team ERA of 5.04 (551 earned runs allowed). They have relinquished 152 homers and they allow 5.35 runs per 9 innings (28th in MLB). The Reds have a team WHIP of 1.407 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.66 as a squad so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 2.32 (981 strikeouts against 423 bases on balls). They come in at 23rd in baseball as a staff in total hits given up with 960.
Cincinnati relief pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 34.9% out of 175 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 101 times in high leverage situations in addition to 116 occasions with base runners. With 84 save situations, the Reds have 45 holds and 16 blown saves. They are ranked 23rd in the league with a save rate of 59.0%, and they have dispatched 397 relievers onto the diamond on the year. Cincinnati has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 39 save opportunities and they have earned 23 saves.
In their 8,847 innings played, the Reds are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 68.6% (24th in baseball). The Cincinnati Reds have turned 72 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .985 (15th in the majors). The Reds have accrued 868 assists, 57 errors and have earned a total of 2,949 putouts for the year.
During his pro baseball career, Minor has surrendered 1,299 hits and he has 1,251 strikeouts in 1,373 innings. He has given up 642 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.240 and having a FIP of 4.2. His K/BB ratio is 3.10 and he has faced 5,735 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Minor (80-87 win-loss mark in his career) holds a 4.21 earned run average while allowing 8.5 hits per 9 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Cincinnati
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