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Bronson Arroyo out to silence Marlins bats in MLB contest

Florida MarlinsCincinnati Reds
May 1, 4:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Florida Marlins vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The visiting Marlins hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to steal a win at Great American Ball Park against the Cincinnati Reds.

The match puts starter Ricky Nolasco for the Marlins on the hill facing Bronson Arroyo for the Reds. Nolasco brings a 2-0 mark to the game, while Arroyo is 3-2 to date on the season.

View Florida vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Marlins were listed as -110 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 10-ranked Reds and the National League No. 5-rated Marlins in this matchup.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Cincinnati's No. 2-rated National League offense, averaging 5.3 runs per game, against a Marlins defense that ranks No. 4 in the National League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Reds have averaged 9 hits per game so far, more than Marlins batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Defensively, Florida features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 5.9 runs per game.

In their last action, Florida was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at +108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Florida lost a tight one on Saturday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

Florida Marlins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After a loss are 8-2

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Florida are 7-3
After a win are 2-8

A few Marlins at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Florida's last 16 games on the road
Florida is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida's last 6 games
Florida is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Florida
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Florida
Cincinnati is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Florida at St. Louis, Monday, May 2
Cincinnati home to Houston, Monday, May 2