Miami Marlins take on Reds in baseball test
Miami Marlins vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
The visiting Marlins hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to steal a win at Great American Ball Park against the Cincinnati Reds.
The match puts starter Kevin Slowey for the Marlins on the hill facing Mat Latos for the Reds. Slowey brings a 0-2 mark to the game, while Latos is 0-0 to date on the season.
Bettors looking to side with the Reds in this matchup found them as -225 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Reds at No. 6 in the National League and the Marlins at No. 9 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 3 ranked National League offense (5.8 runs per game) against a Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 in the National League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Reds have been averaging 9.3 hits per game, more than the Marlins have managed so far this season (6.6 hits on average).
Miami brings the National League's No. 9-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 5-ranked defense.
Miami lost its last outing, a 11-1 result against the Reds on April 18. Bettors who backed the Reds at -184 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Miami was routed on Thursday at Great American Ball Park, having a 11-1 loss put on them by the Cincinnati Reds in baseball betting action.
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Marlins at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Miami is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Miami is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Miami
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
Miami at Cincinnati, Saturday, April 20