Cincinnati Reds take on the Atlanta Braves with Odds and Betting Pick
The Cincinnati Reds pay a visit to Atlanta on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Braves bats in baseball betting action at Turner Field.
Mike Leake gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cincinnati Reds on this Saturday; he's 2-1 on the season. The Atlanta Braves, meanwhile, will counter with David Hale, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Atlanta Braves as -121 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Braves to win this game 4.7-4.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Atlanta Braves bring a 15-7 record to the battle against the 11-12 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Cincinnati injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 2 and the Cincinnati Reds at No. 8 heading into this contest.
How Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Stats Matchup
On offense, it's a battle between the Atlanta Braves and its No. 22-rated batting order, averaging 3.82 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 lineup of the Cincinnati Reds at 4.09 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 1-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Braves at -135 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 5-4 on Friday behind a start from Ervin Santana at Turner Field.
Next Betting Matchups
Cincinnati at Atlanta, Sunday, April 27th