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Cincinnati Reds vs Toronto Blue Jays Preview

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June 18, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Toronto Blue Jays vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

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The Reds will be trying to slam their rivalsl from the other league on Saturday, as the Toronto Blue Jays visit in inter-league play at Great American Ball Park.

Cincinnati sends Edinson Volquez out against Brandon Morrow for the Blue Jays in this game. Volquez is 4-2 with a 5.48 ERA on the season, while Morrow is 2-4 on the year and has a 5.63 ERA.

View Toronto vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Cincinnati sat as -130 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Reds - Blue Jays odds would favor the Blue Jays if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 6 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Toronto is at No. 5 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Cincinnati and its National League No. 1-rated batting order, averaging 4.9 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 3 lineup of the Blue Jays at 4.8 runs per outing.

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the National League at home, scoring 5.5 runs per game.

The Blue Jays were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at +137 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Blue Jays enjoyed a 3-2 victory at the expense of the Reds on Friday, with Jo-Jo Reyes throwing 6 1/3 innings of 6-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 5-4
After a win are 5-5

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 4-5
After a loss are 7-3

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

Next up:
Toronto at Cincinnati, Sunday, June 19