Mike Leake Reds at Home vs San Francisco in MLB Clash
San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds Odds
Great American Ball Park hosts an MLB battle between the Cincinnati Reds and the visiting San Francisco Giants on Thursday.
For the Reds, Mike Leake gets the ball, charged with keeping the Giants hitters off the base paths. He'll face Matt Cain, 5-4 on the year.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Giants taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Reds in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Giants rank No. 3 in the National League at 9 hits per game. That compares with Cincinnati’s No. 8 ranking in that category.
San Francisco brings the National League's No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds' league No. 4-ranked defense.
The Giants were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -180 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. San Francisco lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.
San Francisco Giants Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 2-7
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Giants at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 7 games on the road
San Francisco is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Cincinnati
San Francisco is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Cincinnati's last 18 games
San Francisco home to LA Dodgers, Friday, July 5
Cincinnati home to Seattle, Friday, July 5