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The fans at Yankee Stadium will be treated to a interleague game between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees when they take their seats on Saturday.
Alfredo Simon will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Right hander Simon is 12-3 this season with a 2.70 ERA.
The Yankees will counter Simon with Brandon McCarthy. Right hander McCarthy has a 4.80 ERA to go along with a 3-10 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Reds as -105-moneyline favorites versus the Yankees, while the game's total opened at 8
Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -137 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 51-45
Cincinnati is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
Team record: 48-47
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 10 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati at NY Yankees Sunday, July 20