Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds - 9/25/22 MLB Picks and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (59-93) vs Milwaukee Brewers (82-70)
Game Info: Sunday, September 25, 2022 at 1:40 pm (Great American Ball Park)
Nick Lodolo (4-7) (3.90) vs Freddy Peralta (4-3) (3.45)
Betting Odds: Cincinnati Reds +125 / Milwaukee Brewers -155 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Milwaukee Brewers will play the Cincinnati Reds in Game 4 of their series at Great American Ball Park on Sunday afternoon.
The Milwaukee Brewers are 82-70 this season and have won four games in a row. Milwaukee has won the first three games of this series by scores of 5-1, 5-3, and 10-2. The Milwaukee pitching staff has a 3.91 ERA, a 1.23 WHIP, and a .231 opponent batting average this season. The Brewers offense has scored 697 runs with a .236 batting average and a .317 on base percentage. Rowdy Tellez is batting .223 with 33 home runs and 86 RBI’s for the Brewers this season. The projected starter for Milwaukee is Freddy Peralta, who is 4-3 with a 3.45 ERA and a 1.02 WHIP over 70.1 innings pitched this season.
The Cincinnati Reds are 59-93 this season and have lost four of their last five games. Prior to losing the first three games in this series, Cincinnati split a two game series with the Red Sox. The Cincinnati pitching staff has a 4.84 ERA, a 1.39 WHIP, and a .252 opponent batting average. The Reds offense has scored 628 runs with a .238 batting average and a .306 on base percentage this year. Kyle Farmer is batting .257 with 13 home runs and 73 RBI’s for the Reds this season. The projected starter for Cincinnati is Nick Lodolo, who is 4-7 with a 3.90 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP over 92.1 innings pitched this season.
Milwaukee is 6-1 in their last 7 games against the NL Central. The over is 20-8-1 in Milwaukee’s last 29 Sunday games. Cincinnati is 10-3 in their last 13 Sunday games and 0-7 in their last 7 game four’s of a series. The over is 5-2 in Cincinnati’s last 7 Sunday games. Milwaukee is 5-0 in these two teams last 5 head to head meetings.
Milwaukee is now just 1.5 games behind the Phillies for the last wild card spot in the NL and cannot afford to lose this game. Milwaukee is starting Freddy Peralta, who hasn’t pitching since September 8th and has allowed one run over his last 13 innings pitched. For the Reds, Nick Lodolo has allowed six runs over his last 11.1 innings pitched. I like the Brewers to complete the sweep here.