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The Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Miller Park.
The Reds will trot Mike Leake out to the mound in this one. Righthander Leake has a 10-5 record and a 2.86 ERA this season.
The Brewers will counter Leake with Tom Gorzelanny. Lefthander Gorzelanny has a 2.57 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Brewers on August 15. Bettors who backed the Reds at -139 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cincinnati has won 5 straight games.
Milwaukee has lost 2 straight games.
Cincinnati: 69-52 SU
Milwaukee: 52-69 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
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 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 13 of Milwaukee's last 15 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Milwaukee home to Cincinnati, Saturday, August 17