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Cincinnati Reds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Los Angeles Dodgers

The Cincinnati Reds battle the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Great American Ball Park.

For the Cincinnati Reds, Tim Adleman gets the ball, charged with keeping the Los Angeles Dodgers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Alex Wood, 6-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Cincinnati Reds as 170 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.5-3.1 win for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 29-36 heading into this matchup, while the Los Angeles Dodgers sit at 41-26 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 5 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Cincinnati Reds No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.98 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense that ranks No. 1 at 3.58 in runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have averaged 9.06 hits per game so far, more than Los Angeles Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 4.09 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dodgers endured a 12-5 loss at the hands of the Indians on Thursday, with R Hill throwing 4 innings of 8-hit ball at Progressive Field.

Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 4-2 on Wednesday behind a start from J Chacin at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Cincinnati, Saturday, June 17th