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Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
Cincinnati will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to Great American Ball Park.
Homer Bailey will take the mound for Cincinnati, and he'll carry a 4-4 record into the contest. Yovani Gallardo gets the ball for Milwaukee; he's 5-6 so far this season.
Bettors looking to side with the Reds in this matchup found them as -162 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Reds sit at No. 2 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Brewers sit at a National League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.7 hits per game. The Brewers average 9 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the National League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Reds on June 14. Bettors who backed the Reds at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee lost in extra innings against the Reds on Friday as Cincinnati edged them 4-3 at Great American Ball Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Brewers at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Milwaukee is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, Sunday, June 16