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Cincinnati Reds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Cincinnati on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Reds bats in baseball betting action at Great American Ball Park.

Josh Tomlin gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cleveland Indians on Thursday; he's 5-0 on the season. The Cincinnati Reds, meanwhile, will counter with Tim Adleman, who will be looking to improve on his 1-1 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Cleveland Indians were -146 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 8.6-2.6 win for the Indians on Thursday. 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

15-25 Cincinnati battles the Indians, currently with a 20-17 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Cleveland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Cincinnati Reds and the No. 10-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 28 ranking for hits at 7.72 per game. By contrast, the Cleveland Indians are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.95 per game.

Cleveland brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Reds's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Indians beat Cincinnati in extra innings, earning a 8-7 victory at Great American Ball Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
  • Cleveland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Boston, Friday, May 20th
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