Arizona Diamondbacks host Cincinnati Reds in baseball action
Cincinnati Reds vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds
The Arizona Diamondbacks look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Reds arrive at Chase Field on Friday.
Arizona sends Wade Miley out against Johnny Cueto for the Reds in this game. Miley is 4-6 with a 4.64 ERA on the season, while Cueto is 4-0 on the year and has a 2.08 ERA.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 4-ranked Diamondbacks and the National League No. 3-rated Reds in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arizona's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Diamondbacks have averaged 8.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).
Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Arizona, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the National League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.
The Reds were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +183 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Reds endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Thursday, with Homer Bailey throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -148 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Arizona looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Marlins, a 3-1 final on Wednesday in support of Trevor Cahill at Chase Field.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Reds at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Arizona's last 24 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Cincinnati at Arizona, Saturday, June 22