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July 1, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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Cincinnati's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Friday when the Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Great American Ball Park.

The match puts starter Justin Masterson for the Indians on the hill facing Bronson Arroyo for the Reds. Masterson brings a 5-6 mark to the game, while Arroyo is 7-6 to date on the season.

View Cleveland vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Reds in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -135 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Reds) and the No. 12 (Indians) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 1 ranked National League offense (4.8 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the American League at 4.2 runs allowed per game. The Reds have been averaging 9.1 hits per game, more than the Indians have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).

Cleveland brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 10-ranked defense.

In their last action, Cleveland was a 6-2 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on Cleveland at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Zach Duke and the Diamondbacks 6-2 on Wednesday at Chase Field.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Rays. Bettors on Cincinnati at +162 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Reds enjoyed a 4-3 victory at the expense of the Rays on Wednesday, with Edinson Volquez throwing 6 1/3 innings of 4-hit ball at Tropicana Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Arizona are 4-6
After a win are 3-7

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Tampa Bay are 6-2
After a win are 2-8

A few Indians at Reds trends to consider:
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games at home
Cincinnati is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Cincinnati, Saturday, July 2

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