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Cincinnati Reds vs. Cleveland Indians

The Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Progressive Field.

Righthander Homer Bailey will take the mound for the Reds to start this game. Bailey is 3-3 this season with a 3.08 ERA.

The Indians will counter Bailey with Scott Kazmir. Lefthander Kazmir has a 5.94 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Cincinnati lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Indians on May 29. Bettors who backed the Indians at -135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 33-20 SU
Cleveland: 28-24 SU

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Cincinnati is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Cincinnati is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Cleveland is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Friday, May 31
Cleveland home to Tampa Bay, Friday, May 31