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Yovani Gallardo out to silence Reds bats in MLB contest

Cincinnati RedsMilwaukee Brewers
May 8, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Cincinnati Reds vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

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Miller Park hosts an MLB battle between the Milwaukee Brewers and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.

Homer Bailey, with a record of 1-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Reds, while the Brewers trot Yovani Gallardo to the mound in this one. He is 1-3 so far in 2012.

View Cincinnati vs Milwaukee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Milwaukee opened as -140 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 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The Brewers - Reds odds would favor the Brewers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 5 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 13 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Reds rank No. 11 in the National League at 8.1 hits per game. That compares with Milwaukee’s No. 14 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the National League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

The Reds were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -103 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Reds enjoyed a 6-1 victory at the expense of the Brewers on Monday, with Bronson Arroyo throwing 6 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Miller Park.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Reds at Brewers 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 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Cincinnati at Milwaukee, Wednesday, May 9

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