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Cincinnati Reds visit Houston Astros in MLB Betting Odds Clash

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Cincinnati Reds dueling the Houston Astros on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

The Houston Astros will rely on Mike Fiers to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Brandon Finnegan will be his counterpart for the Cincinnati Reds. Mike Fiers is 4-3 this season, and Brandon Finnegan is 3-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Houston Astros as -160 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Astros to win this game 5.7-3.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Houston Astros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Astros bring a 33-36 record to the battle against the 27-42 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Houston Astros vs Cincinnati Reds odds would favor the Astros if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Houston is rated No. 4 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.16 hits per game. The Cincinnati Reds average 7.97 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 6.36 runs per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.24 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Houston on Saturday; it was a 5-4 final at Minute Maid Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Texas, Tuesday, June 21st
Houston home to Los Angeles, Monday, June 20th