canada africa partner reservation Arizona Diamondbacks vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 5/7/2024 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction, 5/7/2024 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds


Game: Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Cincinnati Reds

Date: Tuesday May 7, 2024

Place: Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Ohio


The Cincinnati Reds (16-18) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (15-20) on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park. The expected starting pitchers are Zac Gallen and Frankie Montas.

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The Diamondbacks collected 65 two-baggers as a team and hit 32 baseballs out of the park. Arizona has a slugging percentage of .389 and has struck out 255 times while walking 126 times. As a team, the Arizona Diamondbacks score 5.0 points per outing, which is 5th in baseball. They have collected 164 runs batted in and 295 hits this season, while their team batting average sits at .249. They have a total of 175 runs while having a team OBP of .325.

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The Diamondbacks have compiled a team earned run average of 4.41 on the year (22nd in the league), and they have struck out 269 batters. Diamondbacks pitchers have given up a total of 38 home runs and 168 runs (23rd in MLB). Their pitching staff has walked 105 batters and their FIP is 4.10 as a team this year. Arizona gave up 306 hits (8.8 per 9 innings) and 153 earned runs. Their strikeout-to-walk ratio is 2.56 and their pitching staff has a WHIP of 1.32.

The Diamondbacks have sent 114 relief pitchers to the mound so far this year. The relief pitchers inherited 44 baserunners during the campaign and 50.0% of those runners ultimately scored. They have earned six saves this year and have blown seven of thirteen save opportunities. The Diamondbacks Relief Pitchers have a 46.2% save percentage and have taken the mound in 27 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 13 grabs this year (29th in the MLB). Diamondbacks pitchers have entered the game with runners 32 times and have also had 37 appearances in high-leverage situations.

The Diamondbacks have converted 69.2% of balls hit into play into outs from 2,808 innings on the diamond, ranking them 21st in baseball. The Arizona Diamondbacks have totaled 936 putouts so far, as well as 313 assists and 18 errors. Their fielding percentage stands at .986, which ranks 12th in professional baseball, and they have turned 33 double plays.

Gallen (42-33 career win-loss record) has an FIP of 3.47 while facing 2,841 hitters in the Majors. He has allowed 564 hits (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has walked 213. His earned run average is 3.22 (250 ERs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.111. Gallen has 699 innings on the mound and has 764 strikeouts in his MLB career.

The Reds have a team slugging percentage of .356 and they average 4.47 runs per game (15th in baseball). They scored 52 doubles, walked 113 times and scored 152 runs. Cincinnati has collected 32 home runs and 141 RBIs this year. They have been called 332 times (4th in the MLB) and have totaled 230 base shots. The Cincinnati Reds have earned a team-on-base percentage of .289 and a batting average of .210 this season.

The Reds have a WHIP of 1.264 and are the owners of an FIP of 4.04 as a staff on the season. Their K/BB ratio is 9.00 (300 strikeouts vs. 109 walks). They rank 14th in the league in pitching staff with a total hits given up of 269. They have surrendered 37 long balls and allowed 4.45 runs per 9 innings (18th in baseball). Cincinnati’s pitching staff has surrendered 148 runs for the season while they have a 4.00 ERA (133 earned runs given up).

Cincinnati relievers have an inherited scoring rate of 19.6% among their 51 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped to the mound 28 times in high-leverage situations and also 28 times with runners on base. With 25 saves, the Reds have collected 17 holds and also 2 failed saves. They currently rank 4th in baseball with a 75.0% save percentage, and they have sent 104 bullpen pitchers to the diamond this season. Cincinnati has called bullpen pitchers into the game in 8 save opportunities and they came away with 6 saves.

The Cincinnati Reds have faced 16 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (17th in professional baseball). The Reds racked up 230 assists, 19 errors and were responsible for 897 putouts this season. In 2,691 innings played, the Reds have a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (15th in professional baseball).

Montas (39-37 career win-loss mark) owns a 3.91 ERA and has given up 8.6 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.02 and has faced 2,609 batters during his professional baseball career. He has given up a total of 266 earned runs while having a WHIP of 1.299 and an FIP of 3.8. During his MLB career, Montas has surrendered 589 hits while recording 626 punchouts in 613 innings.

Who will win tonight’s MLB game against the spread or moneyline?

Parlay’s expert pick: Take Cincinnati

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