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Philadelphia sends Kyle Kendrick vs Bronson Arroyo in Phillies vs Reds game

Cincinnati RedsPhiladelphia Phillies
May 18, 4:05 PM | GrassCitizens Bank Park

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds

25-17TEAM RECORD20-22

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

Philadelphia hands the ball to starter Kyle Kendrick in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-1 mark on the year. Cincinnati counters with Bronson Arroyo, who will try to quiet the fans and the Phillies bats at the same time.

View Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of -126 for the Phillies in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Phillies, most recently No. 11 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Reds, who rate a National League No. 7 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Philadelphia's No. 12 ranked National League offense (3.6 runs per game) against a Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the National League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The Phillies have been averaging 8 hits per game, less than the Reds have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).

Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Philadelphia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the National League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 5-3 loser on the road against the Phillies. Bettors on Philadelphia at -114 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Reds endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the Phillies on Friday, with Tony Cingrani throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

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

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

A few Reds at Phillies trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 10 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 10 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 8 games

Next up:
Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Sunday, May 19