Baseball odds preview - Cincinnati vs. Atlanta

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July 13, 4:05 PM | GrassTurner Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Odds

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The Atlanta Braves battle the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Saturday in MLB betting action at Turner Field.

Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Homer Bailey to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-7. Getting the ball for the Braves is Mike Minor, who owns a 8-4 record on the season with a 3.05 ERA.

View Cincinnati vs Atlanta Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Braves in this matchup found them as -134 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 7 in the National League and the Reds at No. 2 in the National League heading into this contest.


How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Atlanta has the National League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Reds average 8.5 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the National League list.

Atlanta owns the National League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 4-rated defense.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +118 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Atlanta on Friday at Turner Field behind starter Bronson Arroyo.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Reds at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Atlanta is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games at home
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Atlanta, Sunday, July 14