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Miami MarlinsCincinnati Reds
April 7, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Miami Marlins vs Cincinnati Reds Odds


The Reds get a visit from the Miami Marlins in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Reds will rely on Mat Latos to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ricky Nolasco will be his counterpart for the Marlins. Mat Latos is 0-0 this season, and Ricky Nolasco is 0-0.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-165 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 8-rated Reds and the league No. 11-ranked Marlins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati's No. 6 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Marlins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the National League at 4 runs allowed per game. The Reds have been averaging 10 hits per game, more than the Marlins have managed so far this season (3.5 hits on average).

Cincinnati owns the National League's No. 1 defense, allowing 0 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Miami's National League No. 11-rated defense.

The Marlins were a 4-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -128 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Johnny Cueto shut down the Marlins in their last game, striking out 4 in a 4-0 shutout over Miami in baseball action at Great American Ball Park.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Marlins at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
Miami is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Cincinnati
Miami is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games
Cincinnati is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Miami

Next up:
Miami at Cincinnati, Sunday, April 8