San Diego Padres host Cincinnati Reds in baseball action
Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres Odds
A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Cincinnati duelling San Diego on Wednesday at PETCO Park.
The Padres will rely on Eric Stults to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Homer Bailey will be his counterpart for the Reds. Eric Stults is 8-9 this season, and Homer Bailey is 5-10.
San Diego was a +113 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Padres at No. 15 in the National League and the Reds at No. 2 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Diego's No. 7 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the National League at 3.6 runs allowed per game. The Padres have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Reds have managed so far this season (8.5 hits on average).
Cincinnati brings the National League's No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Padres' league No. 14-ranked defense.
The Reds were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Padres. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +150 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Reds endured a 4-2 loss at the hands of the Padres on Tuesday, with Mat Latos throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at PETCO Park.
Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing San Diego are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-7
After playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
A few Reds at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Cincinnati is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
San Diego is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of San Diego's last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati home to St. Louis, Friday, August 2
San Diego home to NY Yankees, Friday, August 2