D-Backs continue series in Cincinnati
The Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to send lefthander Patrick Corbin to the mound on Tuesday night as they continue their road MLB betting series against the Cincinnati Reds.
Corbin sits at 12-3 with a 2.48 ERA on the season, and in two career starts against the Reds he's 0-1 with a 2.45 ERA. Corbin took a no-decision against the Orioles in his last start, giving up four runs on nine hits over seven innings.
The Reds trot Tony Cingrani to the mound in this one. He is 6-2 so far in 2013.
The Diamondbacks were listed as +-150 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 3-ranked Reds and the National League No. 4-rated Diamondbacks in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Diamondbacks rank No. 2 in the National League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 11 ranking in that category.
Arizona brings the National League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 3-ranked defense.
In their last action, Arizona was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at -159 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Arizona didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-3 to Cincinnati on Monday at Great American Ball Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Diamondbacks at Reds trends to consider:
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Arizona is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Arizona is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Arizona
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Arizona
Arizona at Cincinnati, Wednesday, August 21