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Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Cincinnati duelling Los Angeles on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Los Angeles sends Hyun-Jin Ryu out against Bronson Arroyo for the Reds in this game. Ryu is 8-3 with a 3.25 ERA on the season, while Arroyo is 9-7 on the year and has a 3.19 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Dodgers as -130 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Dodgers - Reds odds would favor the Reds if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 3 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 2 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles' No. 8 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 in the National League at 3.6 runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Reds have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).
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 lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Dodgers on July 26. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -171 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Los Angeles on Friday at Dodger Stadium.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Reds at Dodgers trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
Cincinnati is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at LA Dodgers, Sunday, July 28