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Moneyline favors Reds in battle with Athletics

Oakland AthleticsCincinnati Reds
Aug 7, 12:35 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Oakland Athletics vs Cincinnati Reds Odds

64-48TEAM RECORD62-51

The Oakland Athletics will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday in baseball action.

The Reds will rely on Homer Bailey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Bartolo Colon will be his counterpart for the Athletics. Homer Bailey is 6-10 this season, and Bartolo Colon is 14-3.

View Oakland vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Athletics listed as underdogs of +-110 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Reds at No. 3 in the National League and the Athletics at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Cincinnati and its National League No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 4.3 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 8 lineup of the Athletics at 4.4 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the American League's No. 4-rated road mark, allowing 3.9 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 3-1 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -154 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Athletics endured a 3-1 loss at the hands of the Reds on Tuesday, with Daniel Straily throwing 4 innings of 6-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 7-3
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Athletics at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Oakland's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Oakland's last 23 games
Oakland is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Oakland
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Oakland at Toronto, Friday, August 9
Cincinnati home to San Diego, Friday, August 9