Phillies Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 13, 2021

Written By Staff on August 12, 2021

The Philadelphia Phillies (60-55) host the Cincinnati Reds (62-54) at 7:05 PM ET on Friday in a matchup featuring two of the league’s most consistent batters. Jean Segura has a batting average of .313 (eighth in league) for the Phillies, and Nicholas Castellanos is fifth at .319 for the Reds. Philadelphia’s (-170 to win) Zack Wheeler and Cincinnati’s (+150) Tyler Mahle pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of August 12, 2021, 9:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Phillies vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Wheeler (PHI) Pitcher Mahle (CIN)
10 – 6 W/L 9 – 3
156.0 IP 123.2
2.42 ERA 3.78
0.990 WHIP 1.220
10.4 K/9 10.8
1.9 BB/9 3.3

Phillies Probable Starter Zack Wheeler

  • Wheeler (10-6 with a 2.42 ERA and 181 strikeouts in 156 innings pitched) gets the start for the Phillies, his 24th of the season.
  • His last time out was on Sunday against the Mets, when the righty went nine scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • He will take the hill against a Reds team that is hitting .253 as a unit (fifth in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .432 (fifth in the league) with 158 total home runs (fifth in MLB play).
  • The Phillies have a 9-7 record in Wheeler’s 16 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 12, 2021 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Wheeler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Joey Votto 8 .375 3 0 1 .500 1.000
Eugenio Suárez 8 .250 2 0 1 .300 .550
Tucker Barnhart 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .666
Jesse Winker 5 .000 0 0 0 .167 .167
Mike Moustakas 5 .400 2 1 2 .500 1.700
Aristides Aquino 4 .250 1 0 1 .250 .500
Nick Castellanos 3 .667 2 1 3 .667 2.334

Reds Probable Starter Tyler Mahle

  • Mahle (9-3) will take the mound for the Reds, his 24th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed six hits in seven innings against the Pirates.
  • The Phillies are batting .241 this season, 14th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .406 (15th in the league) with 137 home runs.
  • When he is the starting pitcher, Cincinnati has a record of 4-1 this season when they are the underdog on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 12, 2021 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Phillies Stats vs Mahle

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrew McCutchen 8 .125 1 0 1 .125 .250
Brad Miller 7 .286 2 1 1 .500 1.357
J.T. Realmuto 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 .800
Travis Jankowski 4 .500 2 0 0 .600 1.350
Bryce Harper 4 .250 1 0 1 .400 .650
Jean Segura 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Odúbel Herrera 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Phillies Betting Trends

  • The Phillies score an average of 4.3 runs per home game and 4.8 per contest away from Citizens Bank Park.
  • The Phillies are the 15th-highest scoring team in MLB play averaging 4.5 runs per game (522 total).
  • The Phillies are 31-27 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 53.4% of those games).
  • Philadelphia is 6-3 (winning 66.7% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -170 or shorter.
  • Philadelphia has combined with opponents to go over the total 58 times this season for a 58-55-2 record against the over/under.
  • Philadelphia was the moneyline favorite for six of its last 10 games, and won all of them.
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Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking fifth with 586 total runs this season.
  • In away games this season, they have scored a total of 264 runs (4.6 per game) while plating 322 total at home, an average of 5.6 per contest.
  • This season, the Reds have been the underdog 51 times and won 23, or 45.1%, of those games.
  • Cincinnati has entered nine games this season as the underdog by +150 or more and is 5-4 in those contests.
  • Cincinnati’s games have gone over the total in 64 of their 116 chances.
  • Cincinnati has played as the underdog in three of its past 10 games and has won one of those contests.

Phillies Players to Watch

  • Bryce Harper has racked up a team-best 21 home runs.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Harper ranks 17th in AVG (.295), second in OBP (.399), and 18th in SLG (.565).
  • Segura’s .313 batting average paces his team.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Segura’s .313 AVG ranks eighth, and his .367 OBP ranks 22nd.

Phillies Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Alec Bohm 359 .251 45 7 46 .307 .655
Andrew McCutchen 336 .232 55 20 58 .349 .804
Jean Segura 336 .313 48 8 40 .367 .828
Bryce Harper 329 .295 67 21 46 .399 .964
J.T. Realmuto 325 .268 46 13 52 .346 .798
Odúbel Herrera 288 .243 37 8 34 .299 .695
Didi Gregorius 231 .221 25 10 34 .270 .677
Brad Miller 216 .222 35 12 32 .303 .729
Ronald Torreyes 198 .263 22 5 30 .313 .692
Andrew Knapp 120 .158 10 2 11 .215 .448

Reds Players to Watch

  • Jesse Winker has been key for Cincinnati with 24 home runs, 71 RBI and a batting average of .309 this season.
  • Winker ranks fifth in hits (129), 10th in AVG (.309), second in SLG (.562), fifth in OBP (.395), 15th in HR (24), and 16th in RBI (71) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Joey Votto leads Cincinnati in home runs (25) and runs batted in (72) this season while batting .285.
  • Votto enters this game on a six-game hit streak. He’s hitting .478 over that span with three homers.

Reds Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jesse Winker 418 .309 77 24 71 .395 .957
Eugenio Suárez 408 .174 52 22 63 .259 .632
Nicholas Castellanos 364 .319 64 19 62 .369 .932
Jonathan India 359 .281 68 14 49 .399 .864
Kyle Farmer 344 .262 43 11 43 .320 .733
Tyler Naquin 329 .246 39 14 60 .310 .739
Joey Votto 312 .285 47 25 72 .373 .953
Tucker Barnhart 257 .253 34 6 36 .325 .718
Tyler Stephenson 254 .287 46 7 35 .371 .800
Shogo Akiyama 133 .211 16 0 10 .289 .545

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