Cincinnati Reds take on Braves in baseball test
Cincinnati Reds vs Atlanta Braves Odds
The visiting Reds hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves.
The match puts starter Bronson Arroyo for the Reds on the hill facing Kris Medlen for the Braves. Arroyo brings a 7-7 mark to the game, while Medlen is 6-8 to date on the season.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Braves as -130 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Braves at No. 7 in the National League and the Reds at No. 2 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Atlanta owns the No. 9 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Reds are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.5 per game.
Cincinnati brings the National League's No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves' league No. 2-ranked defense.
Cincinnati was a 6-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Braves. They lost as -103 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. The Reds were saddled with a loss last time out in Mat Latos' start, as they lost 6-5 against Atlanta on Thursday at Turner Field.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 9-1
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a win are 5-5
A few Reds at Braves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Atlanta is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cincinnati at Atlanta, Saturday, July 13