Milwaukee sends Randy Wolf vs Mat Latos in Brewers vs Reds game
Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Brewers get a visit from the Cincinnati Reds in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.
It's a pitching duel between Randy Wolf for the Brewers (3-8 on the year) and Mat Latos for Cincinnati (10-3 so far).
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Milwaukee sat as +125 underdogs. The total was set at 8.5.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 11-rated Brewers and the league No. 5-ranked Reds, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee's No. 4 ranked National League offense (4.6 runs per game) against a Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.7 runs allowed per game. The Brewers have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, more than the Reds have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the National League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.
Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Brewers on August 7. Bettors who backed the Brewers at +103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Reds endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Brewers on Tuesday, with Johnny Cueto throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at Miller Park.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
A few Reds at Brewers trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Cincinnati is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Cincinnati's last 21 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at Chi Cubs, Thursday, August 9
Milwaukee at Houston, Friday, August 10