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Philadelphia Phillies Starter Kyle Kendrick Out to Silence Cincinnati Reds Bats in MLB Contest

Cincinnati Reds


Philadelphia Phillies
Friday, May 16, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

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.

Cincinnati puts its faith in starter Alfredo Simon to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-2. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is Kyle Kendrick, who owns a 0-3 record on the season with a 3.98 ERA.

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Cincinnati Reds listed as of -105 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at BetDSI.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-3 win for the Reds 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Philadelphia (17-21) will face the 18-21 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Philadelphia Phillies sit at No. 22 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 10 on the same chart.

How Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

At the plate, Philadelphia owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.53 per game. By contrast, the Cincinnati Reds are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.13 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 3.44 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 6-1 loser at home against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Cincinnati suffered a 6-1 loss against San Diego on Thursday, as Jeff Francis wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Philadelphia lost its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Angels on May 14. Bettors who backed the Angels at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Garrett Richards shut down the Phillies in their last game, striking out 8 in a 3-0 shutout over Philadelphia in baseball action at Citizens Bank Park.

Cincinnati Reds vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 8 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Philadelphia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Cincinnati

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