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The Cincinnati Reds and the Arizona Diamondbacks will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Chase Field.
The Reds will trot Johnny Cueto out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cueto has a 4-0 record and a 2.08 ERA this season.
Cueto's opponent in this one will be Wade Miley. The Diamondbacks lefthander has a 4.64 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.
The Reds were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +183 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Arizona, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -148 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Arizona has won 2 straight games.
Cincinnati: 44-30 SU
Arizona: 39-33 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Arizona are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Arizona most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Miami are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Arizona
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
Arizona is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Arizona's last 24 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Arizona home to Cincinnati, Saturday, June 22