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Philadelphia Phillies Favored by -108 Against Cincinnati Reds on Friday

MLB wagering interest swings to the Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies battle on Friday at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Brandon Finnegan gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cincinnati Reds on Friday; he's 1-1 on the season. The Philadelphia Phillies, meanwhile, will counter with Jeremy Hellickson, who will be looking to improve on his 2-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Philadelphia Phillies as -108 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.6 win for the Phillies on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

20-15 Philadelphia battles the Reds, currently with a 14-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Cincinnati injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 12-ranked Philadelphia Phillies and the No. 29-rated Cincinnati Reds in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 29 ranking for hits at 7.43 per game. By contrast, the Cincinnati Reds are rated No. 28 in the same category at 7.56 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Philadelphia has the No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 5-4 loss against Pittsburgh on Wednesday, as A Simon wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

The Phillies beat Atlanta in extra innings, earning a 7-4 victory at Turner Field in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Philadelphia
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cincinnati's last 14 games when playing Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Philadelphia's last 14 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Saturday, May 14th