Miami sends Ricky Nolasco vs Homer Bailey in Marlins vs Reds game
Cincinnati Reds vs Miami Marlins Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Cincinnati duelling Miami on Tuesday at Marlins Park.
It's a pitching duel between Ricky Nolasco for the Marlins (2-4 on the year) and Homer Bailey for Cincinnati (1-3 so far).
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Reds listed as favorites of 148 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Marlins rated this week at No. 14 and the Reds sitting at No. 7.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Miami's National League No. 15-ranked scoring average of 2.8 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 1 and scoring 4.7 runs per game in the league. The Marlins have averaged 7.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Reds hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Brewers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -155 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Reds enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Sunday, with Bronson Arroyo throwing 6 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 5-3 loser as they battled the Dodgers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -180 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Dodgers, who beat them 5-3 on Sunday behind a start from Chris Capuano at Dodger Stadium.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few Reds at Marlins trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Cincinnati's last 20 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Miami's last 20 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Miami's last 24 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Miami is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
Cincinnati at Miami, Wednesday, May 15