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Los Angeles DodgersCincinnati Reds
Sep 21, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The Cincinnati Reds look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Dodgers arrive at Great American Ball Park on Friday.

Bronson Arroyo will take the mound for Cincinnati, and he'll carry a 12-8 record into the contest. Joe Blanton gets the ball for Los Angeles; he's 9-12 so far this season.

View LA Dodgers vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Dodgers listed as underdogs of +-146 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Reds - Dodgers odds would favor the Dodgers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 5 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 3 in the National League.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 9-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Dodgers offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.9 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 in the National League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -119 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles suffered a 4-1 loss against Washington on Thursday, as Chris Capuano wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Nationals Park.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Cincinnati at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Reds enjoyed a 5-3 victory at the expense of the Cubs on Thursday, with Johnny Cueto throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Washington are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers' last 11 games
LA Dodgers are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 9 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 11 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Cincinnati, Saturday, September 22