Phillies vs. Reds Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Sunday, April 9, 2023

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Phillies vs. Reds Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Sunday, April 9, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Cincinnati Reds (3-4) hope to avoid their fourth straight defeat when they visit the Philadelphia Phillies (3-5) Sunday at 1:05 PM ET on NBCS-PH+. The Phillies are listed as -177 favorites, while the Reds are +151 underdogs as they try to snap their losing skid.

Philadelphia’s Taijuan Walker gets the start, and he’ll go against Cincinnati’s Connor Overton.

Phillies vs. Reds Odds

  • Phillies odds to win: -177
  • Reds odds to win: +151
  • Spread: Phillies -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Sunday, April 9, 2023
  • Time: 1:05 PM ET
  • TV: NBCS-PH+

Who Will Win Phillies vs. Reds?

Phillies and Reds Betting Trends

The Phillies have been the moneyline favorite three total times this season. They’ve gone 2-1 in those games.

Philadelphia has played as moneyline favorites of -177 or shorter in only one game this season, which it won.

This season, the Reds have been the underdog four times and won one of those games.

Cincinnati has played as an underdog of +151 or more once this season and lost that game.

The Phillies have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total three times this season for a 3-5-0 record against the over/under.

The Reds and their opponents have hit the over in three of their seven games with a total this season.

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Phillies Stats & Insights

The Phillies have the No. 27 offense in MLB action scoring 3.3 runs per game (26 total runs).

Philadelphia has hit six home runs this season, the fifth-lowest total in baseball.

The Phillies rank ninth in the majors with a .264 batting average.

Philadelphia strikes out 10.4 times per game to rank 25th in baseball.

The 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Phillies pitching staff ranks 14th in the majors.

Philadelphia’s 5.64 team ERA ranks 27th among all MLB pitching staffs.

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Reds Stats & Insights

The Reds have scored 29 runs (4.1 per game) this season, which ranks 25th in MLB.

Cincinnati’s 11 home runs rank eighth in Major League Baseball.

The Reds’ .249 batting average ranks 18th in the league this season.

Cincinnati ranks fifth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 Ks per contest.

The Reds strike out 10.2 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, third-best in MLB.

Cincinnati has pitched to a 4.71 ERA this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.

Phillies Key Players to Watch

Walker (0-1) pitches for the Phillies to make his second start this season.

Alec Bohm is batting .321 with one home run and three RBI for Philadelphia this season.

Trea Turner has 12 hits and an OBP of .410 to go with a slugging percentage of .486 this season.

Brandon Marsh has six hits this season and a slash line of .316/.350/.684.

Bryson Stott leads Philadelphia with a batting average of .419.

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Reds Key Players to Watch

The Reds will send Overton to the mound for his second start of the season.

Jonathan India has two doubles, a home run and four walks while batting .280.

Jason Vosler has hit three home runs with seven runs batted in. Both pace his team.

Spencer Steer is batting .250 with two doubles, two home runs and four walks.

TJ Friedl is hitting .360 with a double, a triple, two home runs and a walk.

Phillies and Reds Injuries

Phillies: Darick Hall: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Bryce Harper: 10 Day IL (Elbow), Nick Nelson: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Cristopher Sanchez: 15 Day IL (Left tricep), Noah Song: 15 Day IL (Back), Ranger Suárez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Rafael Marchan: 60 Day IL (Hand), Rhys Hoskins: 60 Day IL (Acl)

Reds: Joey Votto: 10 Day IL (Bicep/shoulder), Nick Senzel: 10 Day IL (Toe), Tony Santillan: 15 Day IL (Back), Lucas Sims: 15 Day IL (Back), Luke Weaver: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Vladimir Gutierrez: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tejay Antone: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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Phillies vs. Reds Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Reds 7, Phillies 6
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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