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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Milwaukee Brewers and the Cincinnati Reds meet at Great American Ball Park.
Wily Peralta will be the starting pitcher for the Brewers on this day. Righthander Peralta is 3-2 this season with a 5.54 ERA.
Peralta's opponent in this one will be Bronson Arroyo. The Reds righthander has a 4.30 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 13-7 result against the Reds on May 11. Bettors who backed the Reds at -188 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (20) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Milwaukee has lost 3 straight games.
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
Milwaukee: 15-19 SU
Cincinnati: 21-16 SU
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 8 games
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Monday, May 13
Cincinnati at Miami, Tuesday, May 14