Milwaukee Brewers host Cincinnati Reds in baseball action
Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
Cincinnati pays a visit to Milwaukee on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Brewers bats in baseball action at Miller Park.
Yovani Gallardo gets the call for the Milwaukee Brewers and he will try to build on a 8-9 mark. In the other dugout, Mat Latos brings a 12-3 ledger to the game for the Reds as he tries to quiet the Brewers bats.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Brewers as +132 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 3-rated Reds taking on the National League's No. 11-rated Brewers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Milwaukee and its National League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 4 lineup of the Reds at 4.3 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the National League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 7-6 result against the Brewers on August 16. Bettors who backed the Brewers at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati suffered a 7-6 loss against Milwaukee on Friday, as Mike Leake wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Miller Park.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Reds at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 16 games at home
Milwaukee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Sunday, August 18