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Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres 5/2/2023 Odds, Expert Picks and Tips

Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres 5/2/2023 Odds, Expert Picks and Tips

On Tuesday, May 02, 2023, at 9:40 PM EDT, the Cincinnati Reds will face off against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. The Reds’ pitching staff has recorded 265 strikeouts and has an ERA of 4.92, which ranks 25th in the league. They have given up 139 runs and 31 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in baseball. The Reds have a 4.31 FIP and have allowed 133 earned runs and 263 hits (9.7 per 9 innings). Their pitching staff has a combined WHIP of 1.50 and a K/BB ratio of 2.62. Cincinnati has used 98 relief pitchers this season and has recorded 6 saves while missing 6 out of 12 save opportunities. In 28 save situations, their relievers have a 50.0% save percentage.

Ashcraft, with a 7-6 record in the majors, has faced 587 hitters and has a FIP of 4.12. He has given up 139 hits (9.3 per 9 innings) and 45 walks, and his career WHIP is 1.363. He has pitched for 135 innings, recording 95 strikeouts, and has an ERA of 4.27, with 64 earned runs allowed.

  • The Cincinnati Reds are 3-17 SU in their last 20 games on the road.
  • Cincinnati is 0-9 SU in their last 9 games on the road against San Diego.
  • The total stayed UNDER in 4 of the Reds’ last 5 games with an opponent in the National League.

Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres 5/2/2023 Odds, Expert Picks and Tips

The Padres rank 21st in MLB in runs scored per game with 4.17 and a team slugging percentage of.399 respectively. They have drawn 113 walks, struck out 121 times, and hit 51 doubles. San Diego has driven in 115 runs and hit 35 home runs this season. They have 214 hits and reached base 260 times (12th in the league). This season, San Diego has a team OBP of.313 and a batting average of.227. The Padres’ team WHIP is 1.374 and their FIP is 4.77 for the current season. Their ratio of strikeouts to walks is 8.60 (246 strikeouts to 105 walks). They have allowed 247 hits as a team, which ranks them 20th in the league. They rank 19th in MLB with 4.71 runs given up per 9 innings and 38 home runs given up.

Wacha has fanned 1,044 batters in 1,179 innings so far in his professional baseball career, giving up only 1,171 hits. Wacha has a career record of 76-51 and a 4.11 earned run average while giving up 8.9 hits per nine innings. He has a WHIP of 1.313, a FIP of 4.1, 538 earned runs given up, and a WHIP of 1.313. He has faced 5,005 batters in his career and has a K/BB ratio of 2.77.

  • The San Diego Padres are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games at home.
  • San Diego is 9-0 SU in their last 9 games at home against Cincinnati.
  • The total stayed UNDER in 10 of San Diego’s last 15 games played in May.

Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres. The MLB pick for this game is the San Diego Padres. The Padres came back from a nine-game road trip last Sunday. The Padres’ bullpen had a terrible 6.43 ERA and 5.74 FIP in the last ten days and 28 innings of play because they played in hitter-friendly parks in Chicago, Phoenix, and Mexico City. On the other hand, the Reds’ bullpen had a decent 2.64 ERA and 3.02 FIP in 30.2 innings of work during that time. Expect the Padres’ pitching staff to improve at Petco Park, which ranks 29th in the majors on Baseball Savant’s park factors three-year rolling leaderboard. San Diego has more power at the plate than Cincinnati, even though Manny Machado (87 OPS+) and Juan Soto (.202 batting average) had a rough start to the year. The San Diego Padres will win by a predicted score of 7-3.

MLB Starting Time: 9:40 PM (EDT)

Location: Petco Park 

Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2023


MLB Odds: San Diego Padres +108

MLB Totals: 8.5

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