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Oakland Athletics visit Cincinnati Reds in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Cincinnati Reds get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Cincinnati hands the ball to starter Anthony DeSclafani in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Oakland counters with Sonny Gray, who will try to quiet the fans and the Reds bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Cincinnati was a 100 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-4.0 win for the Reds on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Cincinnati (22-38) will face the 25-34 Athletics in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Oakland injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cincinnati Reds at No. 29 and the Oakland Athletics at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.02 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.44 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Oakland owns the No. 29-rated road mark, allowing 6.03 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Milwaukee staff and losing 4-0 to the Brewers on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Cincinnati didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to St. Louis on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Oakland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Oakland's last 19 games on the road
  • Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Cincinnati, Saturday, June 11th