On Wednesday, the Cincinnati Reds will play the San Diego Padres (10-7) at Great American Ball Park. The Reds are 3-13. It says that San Diego is a -140 favourite and that Cincinnati is a +120 favourite.
The Padres have hit 13 balls out of the stadium and have 25 doubles as a team, which is a lot. There were 151 times when San Diego was called out on strikes and 67 times when the team walked. If the San Diego Padres hit well, they score 3.9 runs per game, which is 16th in MLB. This year, they have a batting average of.221. They have 64 runs scored and 120 hits on the season. For their team, they have scored 67 runs so far, and they have a team batting average of 315.
Relief pitchers for the Padres have come into the game with 13 runners on base and 20 appearances in high-stress situations so far this season. Relievers have 16 holds this season, which is the most for the whole team (2nd in MLB). In 25 save situations this season, the Padres bullpen has a save rate of 62.5 percent and has been called on to pitch in those situations. It has been a rough season for them. They’ve only made five saves and haven’t made three of their eight chances to save. In the first half of the season, bullpen pitchers have given up 21 base runners, and 57.1 percent of them have made it to home plate. Since the start of the season, the Padres have used 57 relievers on the mound.
As a team, the Padres have made 75.5 percent of balls in play into outs during their 1,359 innings on the field. This puts them first in the baseball league! They have made 453 putouts, 147 assists, and two errors this season for the San Diego Padres. Among the major league teams, they’ve made 16 double plays. They also have a fielding percentage of.997 that puts them first.
They have an on-base percentage of.262 and a batting average of.186 for the year. During the league, they have been rung up 150 times, which puts them eighth. They have 93 hits, which is the eighth most in the league. 9 home runs have been hit by Cincinnati this season, and 42 runs have been hit by the team. There are 2.69 runs scored by the Reds in each game. The Reds have a team SLG percentage of.277 (30th in baseball). To go with that, they have 18 two-baggers. They also have 44 free base hits and 43 runs.
Reds team WHIP is 1.548, and FIP is 4.33. How many strikeouts are there in a walk? 1.90. There were 135 strikeouts and 71 walks. Because they have allowed 138 hits so far this season, they are now 28th in the league as a pitching staff. 15 home runs have been given up by them, and they’ve given up 5.60 runs per nine innings (29th in the league). They have given up 84 runs this season, and their team ERA is 5.40. (81 earned runs conceded).
Cincinnati has called on relievers to pitch three times for saves, and they have earned three saves in each of those chances. This season, they’ve used 63 relievers, which is the most in the league. They have a 100% save rate. Relief pitchers for the other team have come into the game eight times in high-leverage situations. They have also come in 15 times when there are runners on base. Out of 26 inherited runners, Cincinnati relievers have a 38.5 percent chance of getting them to score. 4 of the Reds’ seven save chances have been held, and they have not blown a save.
During their 1,215 innings on the field, the Reds’ defence has been effective 67.0 percent of the time, which is good (27th in pro baseball). This season, the Cincinnati Reds have made 10 double plays. They also have a fielding percentage of 994. (2nd in pro baseball). 117 assists, 3 mistakes, and 405 putouts have been made by the Reds so far this season, so far.
Pick: Take San Diego (-140)