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2022 MLB Handicapping
(44-64-0) Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets (71-39-0)
Date: Tuesday August 9th
Time: 07:10 ETPM ET
Venue: Citi Field New York
Projected Pitchers: Mike Minor vs. Carlos Carrasco
MLB Moneyline Odds: Reds 250 Mets -310
MLB run line Betting Odds: Reds +1.5, Mets -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9.0
Heading into the game, the Cincinnati Reds have an overall record of 44-64-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 20-32. In the NL Central division, Cincinnati currently sits 3rd So far, the team has gone 52-56-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 25.0% of their games. The Reds’ over-under record is 55-52-1.
For Cincinnati, Mike Minor gets the start with an overall record of 1-8. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 6.19. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.11 innings per outing, as well as 8.1 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 3.97 per 9. In total, Minor has given up 16 home runs.
During the season, the Reds bullpen has received a workload similar to the league average. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 5.04.
So far, the Cincinnati Reds have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.28 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -95.0. On offense, the Reds have a team batting average of 0.239, placing them 20th in the league. Cincinnati combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.235. Placing them 23rd. In terms of stolen bases, the Reds are doing so near the league average, at 0.8 per game.
In the field, Cincinnati averages 0.5 errors per game, placing them near the league average. Currently, the team is ranked 0.8 in double plays turned.
Heading into the game, the New York Mets have an overall record of 71-39-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 36-18. In the NL East division, New York currently sits 1st So far, the team has gone 61-49-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 78.0% of their games. The Metss’ over-under record is 56-45-9.
For New York, Carlos Carrasco gets the start with an overall record of 12-4. His current ERA sits at 3.75, similar to the MLB average for starting pitchers. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.58 innings per outing. as well as 8.72 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.37 per 9. In total, Carrasco has given up 12 home runs.
Throughout the season, the Mets have not had to turn to their bullpen for major innings. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 3.62.
During the season, the New York Mets have performed well on offense, averaging 4.80 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of 115.0. The Mets come into the game with a strong team batting average of 0.259. On their balls in play, New York has the 7th ranked BABIP of 0.277. In terms of stolen bases, the Mets are doing so near the league average, at 0.81 per game.
New York has been strong on defense, ranking 5th in fewest errors at 0.44 per game. During the season, the team is averaging 0.81 double plays per game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati’s last 8 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 7 games on the road
- NY Mets is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
- NY Mets is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games
Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup heavily favors the New York Mets. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Carlos Carrasco has a better WHIP of 1.27 compared to Mike Minor at 1.57. Minor will be facing a Mets offense ranked 4th in batting average. Carrasco faces a Reds offense that has a batting average of 0.239 (20th).
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