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Cincinnati RedsOakland Athletics
June 26, 3:35 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Cincinnati Reds vs Oakland Athletics Odds

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Inter-league play resumes on Wednesday as the Athletics take on the Reds at O.co Coliseum in a key battle on the odds menu.

Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Homer Bailey to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-5. Getting the ball for the Athletics is AJ Griffin, who owns a 5-6 record on the season with a 3.90 ERA.

View Cincinnati vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Reds were listed as +-117 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
The Athletics sit at No. 8 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Reds sit at a National League No. 2 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 5 ranked American League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 in the National League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The Athletics have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, almost the same as the Reds have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 7-3 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-3 to Oakland on Tuesday at O.co Coliseum.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 4-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 3-6
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Reds at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Oakland's last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Texas, Friday, June 28
Oakland home to St. Louis, Friday, June 28