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|Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds|
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Milwaukee Brewers and the Cincinnati Reds meet at Great American Ball Park.
Righthander Yovani Gallardo will take the mound for the Brewers to start this game. Gallardo is 9-9 this season with a 4.68 ERA.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Homer Bailey. The righthander has a 3.68 ERA to go along with a 8-10 record this season.The Brewers were an 8-6 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (14) was good news for OVER bettors. Cincinnati won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Diamondbacks on August 22. Bettors who backed the Reds at -185 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.
Milwaukee: 55-72 SU
Cincinnati: 73-55 SU
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati home to Milwaukee, Saturday, August 24