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The Cincinnati Reds will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark.
Righthander Mike Leake will take the mound for the Reds to start this game. Leake is 7-3 this season with a 2.61 ERA.
The Rangers will counter Leake with Nick Tepesech. Righthander Tepesech has a 4.60 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.
The Reds were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Cincinnati has lost 3 straight games.
Texas has won 3 straight games.
Cincinnati: 45-35 SU
Texas: 47-33 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-4
After a loss are 6-4
Texas most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 4-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Texas
Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas's last 15 games at home
Texas home to Cincinnati, Sunday, June 30