Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Matchup Report
Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Cincinnati duelling Los Angeles on Friday at Dodger Stadium.
It's a pitching duel between Clayton Kershaw for the Dodgers (9-6 on the year) and Homer Bailey for Cincinnati (5-9 so far).
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Reds listed as underdogs of +-165 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dodgers rated this week at No. 3 and the Reds sitting at No. 2.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' National League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 2 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Dodgers have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).
Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.7 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 in the National League at home, scoring 3.4 runs per game.
Cincinnati was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Cincinnati looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Dodgers, a 5-2 final on Thursday in support of Mat Latos at Dodger Stadium.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
A few Reds at Dodgers trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 15-7 SU in their last 22 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Cincinnati at LA Dodgers, Saturday, July 27