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Philadelphia Phillies take on Reds in baseball test

Philadelphia PhilliesCincinnati Reds
Sep 1, 12:35 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

86-46TEAM RECORD67-69

The Cincinnati Reds host Philadelphia on Thursday, looking to build on their 67-69 mark against the 86-46 Phillies in MLB betting action at Great American Ball Park.

Philadelphia puts its faith in starter Vance Worley to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 9-1. Getting the ball for the Reds is Mike Leake, who owns a 11-7 record on the season with a 4.04 ERA.

View Philadelphia vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Cincinnati sat as +125 underdogs. The total was set at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The Reds sit at No. 8 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Phillies sit at a National League No. 1 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 5 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Phillies are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.7 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 1 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at -176 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Philadelphia threw a shutout at Cincinnati in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Cliff Lee to defeat Cincinnati 3-0 on Wednesday.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Florida are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Phillies at Reds trends to consider:
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games on the road
Philadelphia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Florida, Friday, September 2
Cincinnati at St. Louis, Friday, September 2

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