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The Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Miller Park.
The Reds will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Tony Cingrani in this game. Cingrani has a 5-2 record and a 2.69 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Kyle Lohse who starts for the Brewers. Righthander Lohse is 8-7 with a 3.26 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 5-0 winner as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -141 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Brewers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Cincinnati has won 4 straight games.
Cincinnati: 68-52 SU
Milwaukee: 52-68 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Texas are 2-7
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 9 games on the road
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Milwaukee's last 14 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Milwaukee home to Cincinnati, Friday, August 16