Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview
Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
Dodger Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Thursday.
Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Mat Latos to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-3. Getting the ball for the Dodgers is Zack Greinke, who owns a 8-2 record on the season with a 3.36 ERA.
Bettors looking to back visiting Cincinnati before the first pitch in this match found them as +-128-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 7 earlier at TopBet.
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:
At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 3 ranking for hits in the National League at 9 per game. By contrast, the Reds are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.7 per game.
Los Angeles owns the National League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 4-rated defense.
Cincinnati won its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Giants on July 24. Bettors who backed the Reds at -117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Reds enjoyed an 8-3 victory at the expense of the Giants on Wednesday, with Mike Leake throwing 6 innings of 12-hit ball at AT&T Park.
Los Angeles was an 8-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Blue Jays. They won as +103 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Los Angeles needed extra innings to get the job done against the Blue Jays on Wednesday as the Dodgers defeated them 8-3 at Rogers Centre.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Reds at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
Cincinnati4-1-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-15 SU in their last 21 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at LA Dodgers, Friday, July 26