Bronson Arroyo faces Wily Peralta in MLB odds action
Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
Great American Ball Park hosts an MLB battle between the Cincinnati Reds and the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Wily Peralta to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-13. Getting the ball for the Reds is Bronson Arroyo, who owns a 12-9 record on the season with a 3.40 ERA.
The Brewers were listed as +-176 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 10-rated Brewers taking on the National League's No. 3-rated Reds in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 8 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Brewers hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).
Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 11-rated defense.
The Brewers were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +185 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 6-4 final on Friday in support of Yovani Gallardo at Great American Ball Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Brewers at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Milwaukee's last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games when playing Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, Sunday, August 25