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

Written By Staff on August 4, 2022

Christian Yelich sits at 98 hits this season, and will look for his 100th when the Milwaukee Brewers (57-48) play the Cincinnati Reds (42-62) on Friday at 8:10 PM ET. Milwaukee’s (-237 to win) Eric Lauer starts against Cincinnati’s (+192) Robert Dugger.

The insights in what follows use the latest odds as of August 5, 2022 at 7:29 PM ET.

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Brewers vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Lauer (MIL) Pitcher Dugger (CIN)
7 – 3 W/L 0 – 0
105.2 IP 12.0
3.75 ERA 4.50
1.211 WHIP 1.500
9.1 K/9 12.8
3.2 BB/9 2.3

Brewers Probable Starter Eric Lauer

  • Lauer (7-3 with a 3.75 ERA and 107 strikeouts in 105 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Brewers, his 19th of the season.
  • The lefty last appeared on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox, when he went 5 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up four hits.
  • In 19 games this season, the 27-year-old has put up a 3.75 ERA and 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .227 to his opponents.
  • Lauer is looking to secure his eighth quality start of the season.
  • The opposing Reds offense has the 23rd-ranked slugging percentage (.379) and ranks 20th in MLB play with 98 home runs. It has a collective .240 batting average, and is 24th in MLB with 825 total hits and 18th in MLB action scoring 449 runs.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 27-year-old’s 3.75 ERA ranks 38th, 1.211 WHIP ranks 39th, and 9.1 K/9 ranks 13th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 7:29 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Lauer

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Farmer 17 .294 5 0 1 .368 .721
Jonathan India 10 .400 4 0 1 .455 .955
Joey Votto 8 .125 1 0 1 .462 .587
Albert Almora Jr. 5 .400 2 1 2 .400 1.400
Aristides Aquino 4 .250 1 0 0 .571 .821
Nick Senzel 3 .000 0 0 1 .200 .200
Matt Reynolds 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Donovan Solano 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Mike Moustakas 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666

Reds Probable Starter Robert Dugger

  • Dugger will make his first start of the season for the Reds.
  • The 27-year-old right-hander will make his first start after coming out of the bullpen this year.
  • He has pitched to a 4.50 ERA this season with 12.8 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.3 walks per nine across three games.
  • The Brewers rank sixth in MLB with 488 runs scored this season. They have a .240 batting average this campaign with 145 home runs (fourth in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 5, 2022 at 7:29 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Brewers Stats vs Dugger

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Mike Brosseau 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000
Willy Adames 1 1.000 1 1 4 1.000 5.000
Hunter Renfroe 1 1.000 1 0 1 1.000 3.000
Andrew McCutchen 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Brewers Betting Trends

  • The Brewers have been the moneyline favorite 83 total times this season. They’ve finished 47-36 in those games.
  • Milwaukee has a 7-5 record (winning 58.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -237 or shorter.
  • The Brewers have a 70.3% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Milwaukee has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 105 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 54 of those games (54-47-4).
  • The Brewers have collected a 46-59-0 record ATS this season.
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Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds have entered the game as underdogs 80 times this season and won 31, or 38.8%, of those games.
  • This season, Cincinnati has won two of its 12 games, or 16.7%, when they’re the underdog by at least +192 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 34.2% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • So far this season, Cincinnati and its opponents have hit the over in 54 of their 104 games with a total.
  • In 104 games with a spread this season, the Reds are 50-54-0 ATS.

Brewers Players to Watch

  • Rowdy Tellez has put up 84 hits, a team-best for the Brewers, on the way to batting .239 with 20 doubles, 21 home runs and 38 walks.
  • Tellez ranks 115th in batting average, 87th in on base percentage, and 30th in slugging among the qualifying batters in MLB action.
  • Tellez has hit safely in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .471 with two doubles, a home run, four walks and four RBI.
  • Yelich paces his team with a .361 on-base percentage, and has a club-leading .391 slugging percentage. He has 17 doubles, four triples, eight home runs and 57 walks while hitting .261.
  • Among the qualifying hitters, Yelich ranks 62nd in batting average, 27th in on-base percentage, and 105th in slugging.
  • Willy Adames is hitting .224 with 17 doubles, 21 home runs and 31 walks.
  • Adames enters this game on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .261 with three doubles, a home run and six RBI.
  • Andrew McCutchen has 19 doubles, 10 home runs and 35 walks while batting .254.

Brewers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Christian Yelich 376 .261 68 8 35 .361 .752
Andrew McCutchen 354 .254 46 10 46 .324 .717
Rowdy Tellez 351 .239 42 21 68 .322 .798
Willy Adames 330 .224 55 21 61 .290 .757
Kolten Wong 280 .257 47 8 28 .340 .772
Luis Urías 270 .230 36 12 38 .321 .717
Hunter Renfroe 268 .246 36 19 43 .298 .805
Tyrone Taylor 251 .227 28 11 36 .277 .703
Victor Caratini 151 .232 21 8 21 .354 .778
Keston Hiura 123 .236 20 8 17 .352 .799

Reds Players to Watch

  • Kyle Farmer has an OPS of .700, fueled by an OBP of .327 and a team-best slugging percentage of .373 this season.
  • Farmer is 83rd in batting average, 82nd in on-base percentage and 125th in slugging percentage among all batters in the big leagues.
  • Joey Votto leads Cincinnati with 62 hits and an OBP of .335 this season.
  • Votto is currently 135th in batting average, 67th in on-base percentage and 101st in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
  • Nick Senzel has collected 63 base hits, an OBP of .309 and a slugging percentage of .324 this season.
  • Jonathan India has been key for Cincinnati with 51 hits, an OBP of .309 plus a slugging percentage of .400.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Farmer 311 .251 39 6 50 .327 .700
Joey Votto 280 .221 29 10 38 .335 .731
Nick Senzel 250 .252 35 3 18 .309 .633
Mike Moustakas 223 .202 26 6 21 .290 .622
Jonathan India 205 .249 25 7 23 .309 .709
Matt Reynolds 184 .255 29 3 18 .327 .680
Albert Almora Jr. 178 .236 19 5 28 .259 .635
Dónovan Solano 110 .300 11 2 13 .350 .777
Aristides Aquino 94 .181 10 3 9 .206 .525
Michael Papierski 63 .143 6 0 1 .239 .382

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