Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview
Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The visiting Reds hope for a solid performance on Monday as they look to steal a win at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Brewers will rely on Yovani Gallardo to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Bronson Arroyo will be his counterpart for the Reds. Yovani Gallardo is 1-3 this season, and Bronson Arroyo is 1-1.
The visitors opened as +-130 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 5-rated Brewers and the league No. 13-ranked Reds, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Milwaukee and its National League No. 7-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 8 lineup of the Reds at 3.9 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Cincinnati was a 5-0 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Cincinnati at -136 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 11-strikeout performance from Mat Latos - will prevail again after their 5-0 victory against Pittsburgh at PNC Park.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Giants on May 6. Bettors who backed the Giants at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee lost in extra innings against the Giants on Sunday as San Francisco edged them 4-3 at AT&T Park.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After playing San Francisco are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Reds at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 12 games
Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Tuesday, May 8