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The Cincinnati Reds and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Cueto is 4-1 this season with a 3.21 ERA.
The Rangers will counter Cueto with Martin Perez. Lefthander Perez has a 3.65 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Cincinnati was a 5-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as +110 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Rangers were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -123 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Cincinnati has lost 2 straight games.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Cincinnati: 45-34 SU
Texas: 46-33 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 4-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-6
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Texas's last 14 games at home
Texas home to Cincinnati, Saturday, June 29