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Mike Leake, Josh Tomlin take mound in Indians vs Reds tilt

Cincinnati RedsCleveland Indians
June 19, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians Odds

38-28TEAM RECORD34-32

Cincinnati travels to Cleveland for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Indians.

Mike Leake, with a record of 2-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Reds, while the Indians trot Josh Tomlin to the mound in this one. He is 3-4 so far in 2012.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 100 moneyline favorites in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Indians, most recently No. 11 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Reds, who rate a National League No. 5 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cleveland's American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Reds offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.5 runs per game in the league. The Indians have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, almost the same as the Reds hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Cleveland owns the American League's No. 13 defense, allowing 5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 5-rated defense.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 10-9 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at -107 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (19) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Reds endured a 10-9 loss at the hands of the Indians on Monday, with Mat Latos throwing 4 innings of 8-hit ball at Progressive Field.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

A few Reds at Indians trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Cleveland, Wednesday, June 20

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