New York Yankees vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Cincinnati Reds

vs

New York Yankees
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Cincinnati Reds dueling the New York Yankees on Friday at Yankee Stadium.

The New York Yankees will turn to David Phelps and his 3-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cincinnati Reds send Mike Leake (7-7) to the hill.

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Cincinnati Reds were listed as -102 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.3-3.6 result in favor of the Reds. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (47-47) will face the 51-44 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The New York Yankees sit at No. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 7 on the same chart.

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How Cincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 18-ranked scoring average of 3.99 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 20 and scoring 3.97 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.36 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 22-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Pirates at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -116 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Cincinnati rolled to a 6-3 win against Pittsburgh on Sunday, as Johnny Cueto and the Reds' bats led the team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

New York lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Orioles on July 13. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York suffered a 3-1 loss against Baltimore on Sunday, as Chase Whitley wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Camden Yards.

Cincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Yankees is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Yankees's last 9 games when playing Cincinnati

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