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Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Matchup Report

Cincinnati RedsPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 21, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

74-49TEAM RECORD57-65

The Philadelphia Phillies host Cincinnati on Tuesday, looking to build on their 57-65 mark against the 74-49 Reds in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

The Phillies will rely on Cliff Lee to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Homer Bailey will be his counterpart for the Reds. Cliff Lee is 2-7 this season, and Homer Bailey is 10-8.

View Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Philadelphia opened as -145 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 7-rated Phillies and the league No. 6-ranked Reds, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Philadelphia has the National League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Reds average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 9 on the National League list.

Philadelphia owns the National League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's National League No. 3-rated defense.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 12-5 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Phillies, who beat them 12-5 on Monday behind a start from Roy Halladay at Citizens Bank Park.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Reds at Phillies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 9 games when playing Philadelphia
Cincinnati is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
Philadelphia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Wednesday, August 22

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