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Cincinnati Reds visit Cleveland Indians in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Cleveland Indians will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Cincinnati Reds invade Progressive Field on Friday.

It's a pitching duel between Carlos Carrasco for the Cleveland Indians (4-4 on the year) and Mike Leake for Cincinnati Reds (2-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Cleveland Indians as -129 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-3.9 result in favor of the Indians. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cleveland Indians bring a 17-23 record to the battle against the 18-22 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Cincinnati injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Cleveland Indians) and the No. 26 (Cincinnati Reds) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cleveland Indians No. 15-rated offense, averaging 4.3 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds defense that ranks No. 22 at 4.53 in runs allowed per game. The Cleveland Indians have averaged 8.5 hits per game so far, more than Cincinnati Reds batters have averaged on the year (7.95 hits per game).

Cleveland owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 7-1 loss against Kansas City on Wednesday, as Jason Marquis wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Cleveland rolled to a 5-2 win against Chicago on Thursday, as Danny Salazar and the Indians' bats led the team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Cleveland's last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Cleveland, Saturday, May 23rd