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Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Matchup Report

Cincinnati RedsPhiladelphia Phillies
Aug 22, 7:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

75-49TEAM RECORD57-66

The Philadelphia Phillies battle the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

The match puts starter Bronson Arroyo for the Reds on the hill facing Vance Worley for the Phillies. Arroyo brings a 9-7 mark to the game, while Worley is 6-8 to date on the season.

View Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Reds listed as underdogs of -115 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Phillies sit at No. 7 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Reds sit at a National League No. 6 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Philadelphia's No. 11-rated National League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Reds defense that ranks No. 3 in the National League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Phillies have averaged 8.8 hits per game so far, more than Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.6 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.7 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +140 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Reds enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Tuesday, with Homer Bailey throwing 6 1/3 innings of 7-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

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

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

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
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games when playing Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Thursday, August 23

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