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Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
Cincinnati will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to Great American Ball Park.
Wily Peralta gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Brewers on this day; he's 4-7 on the season. The Reds, meanwhile, will counter with Johnny Cueto, who will be looking to improve on his 3-0 mark.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Reds as -194 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
This game puts the Reds, most recently No. 2 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Brewers, who rate a National League No. 11 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4.2 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Brewers hitters have managed (9 per nine innings).
Defensively, Milwaukee features the National League's No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.3 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 4.9 runs per game.
Milwaukee won its last outing, a 6-0 result against the Reds on June 15. Bettors who backed the Brewers at +163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee threw a shutout at Cincinnati in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Yovani Gallardo to defeat Cincinnati 6-0 on Saturday.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few Brewers at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Milwaukee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Milwaukee is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Houston, Tuesday, June 18
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Monday, June 17