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Cleveland Indians take on the Cincinnati Reds with Odds and Betting Pick

The Cincinnati Reds will look to improve on a 39-47 record when they take on the Cleveland Indians, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

For the Cincinnati Reds, Mike Leake gets the ball, charged with keeping the Cleveland Indians hitters off the base paths. He'll face Trevor Bauer, 8-5 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Cincinnati Reds as -110 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.3-3 win for the Indians on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 39-47 heading into this matchup, while the Cleveland Indians sit at 42-46 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Cleveland injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians odds would favor the Indians if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.47 per game. By contrast, the Cleveland Indians are rated No. 22 in the same category at 8.27 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Indians own the No. 17 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

S Gray shut down the Indians in their last game, striking out 6 in a 2-0 shutout over Cleveland in baseball action at Progressive Field.

Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-1 to Miami on Sunday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Cincinnati, Saturday, July 18th