Brewers Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 5, 2022

Written By Staff on May 5, 2022

Rowdy Tellez leads the Milwaukee Brewers (17-8) into a matchup with the Cincinnati Reds (3-21) a game after he homered twice in an 18-4 win over the Reds. It begins at 1:40 PM ET on Thursday. Adrian Houser starts for Milwaukee (-235 to win), and Hunter Greene is Cincinnati’s (+197) choice to start.

The betting facts in the article below are based off odds valid as of May 5, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Houser (MIL) Pitcher Greene (CIN)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 3
21.1 IP 18.0
2.53 ERA 6.00
1.172 WHIP 1.611
6.8 K/9 11
4.2 BB/9 5

Brewers Probable Starter Adrian Houser

  • Houser makes the start for the Brewers, his fifth of the season. He is 2-2 with a 2.53 ERA and 16 strikeouts in 21 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs, when the right-hander threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings while allowing two hits.
  • The 29-year-old has put up an ERA of 2.53, with 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in four games this season.
  • Houser is trying to prolong a second-game quality start streak in this outing.
  • He will take the mound against a Reds offense that ranks last in MLB with 152 total hits (on a .201 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .317 (29th in MLB) with 17 total home runs (24th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 5, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Houser

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Colin Moran 12 .667 8 2 3 .667 1.834
Kyle Farmer 7 .286 2 0 0 .375 .946
Mike Moustakas 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Tommy Pham 3 .667 2 0 0 .750 1.417
Tyler Stephenson 1 .000 0 0 0 .667 .667

Reds Probable Starter Hunter Greene

  • Greene (1-3) will take the mound for the Reds, his fifth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed six hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Colorado Rockies.
  • The 22-year-old has pitched to a 6.00 ERA this season with 11 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 5 walks per nine across four games.
  • The Brewers rank 20th in MLB with a .228 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks ninth in the league (.390) and 29 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 5, 2022 at 1:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Greene

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have won 15 of the 22 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (68.2%).
  • Milwaukee has won all four games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -235 or shorter.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Brewers have an implied win probability of 70.1%.
  • In the 25 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Milwaukee, it has combined with opponents to go over the total nine times (9-14-2).
  • The Brewers have a 13-12-0 record ATS this season.
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Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds have won three, or 14.3%, of the 21 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cincinnati has not won as an underdog of +197 or more on the moneyline this season in three such games.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Reds have a 33.7% chance to win.
  • Games involving Cincinnati have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 14 of 24 chances this season.
  • The Reds are 6-18-0 against the spread this season.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Tellez has put up an on-base percentage of .337 and has 20 hits, both team-best numbers for the Brewers, while batting .267 with five doubles, seven home runs and seven walks.
  • Tellez ranks 53rd in batting average, 62nd in on base percentage, and eighth in slugging among qualifying hitters in MLB.
  • Willy Adames is hitting .223 with five doubles, six home runs and 14 walks.
  • Among qualifiers, Adames ranks 111th in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage, and 36th in slugging.
  • Christian Yelich is hitting .226 with five doubles, three home runs and 13 walks.
  • Andrew McCutchen’s .358 slugging percentage leads his team. He has five doubles, two home runs and seven walks while batting .242.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrew McCutchen 95 .242 10 2 14 .295 .653
Willy Adames 94 .223 18 6 17 .330 .798
Hunter Renfroe 86 .233 12 5 10 .264 .717
Christian Yelich 84 .226 15 3 14 .330 .723
Kolten Wong 82 .220 12 1 9 .267 .621
Rowdy Tellez 75 .267 15 7 21 .337 .950
Lorenzo Cain 56 .196 10 0 3 .270 .502
Omar Narváez 51 .235 5 1 5 .328 .661
Tyrone Taylor 45 .200 2 0 4 .250 .606
Jace Peterson 44 .159 7 1 4 .275 .502

Reds Players to Watch

  • Tommy Pham has 19 hits and an OBP of .352 to go with a slugging percentage of .474. All three of those stats are tops among Cincinnati hitters this season.
  • Of all qualifying hitters in the majors, Pham is 71st in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 31st in slugging percentage.
  • Brandon Drury is batting .237 with a .508 slugging percentage and nine RBI this year.
  • Kyle Farmer has an OPS of .571, fueled by an OBP of .269 and a team-best slugging percentage of .302 this season.
  • Tyler Stephenson has two home runs, six RBI and a batting average of .235 this season.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Farmer 86 .221 7 0 10 .269 .571
Tommy Pham 76 .250 13 4 7 .352 .826
Brandon Drury 59 .237 8 4 9 .281 .789
Mike Moustakas 51 .235 5 1 5 .259 .573
Colin Moran 38 .184 1 0 7 .261 .472
Tyler Stephenson 34 .235 4 2 6 .341 .753
Aramis Garcia 32 .219 3 1 1 .265 .609
Alejo Lopez 24 .250 3 0 0 .308 .558
TJ Friedl 14 .071 1 0 0 .133 .347
Matt Reynolds 10 .500 1 0 1 .583 1.283

Brewers vs Reds Player Props

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