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Phillies face Cincinnati Reds: MLB odds preview and stats

Philadelphia PhilliesCincinnati Reds
April 16, 7:10 PM | GrassGreat American Ball Park

Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds Odds


A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Philadelphia duelling Cincinnati on Tuesday at Great American Ball Park.

For the Reds, Homer Bailey gets the ball, charged with keeping the Phillies hitters off the base paths. He'll face Kyle Kendrick, 1-1 on the year.

View Philadelphia vs Cincinnati Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Phillies were listed as +-144 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 6-ranked Reds and the National League No. 5-rated Phillies in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cincinnati's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 5.3 runs per game, against a Phillies offense rated No. 9 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Reds have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the Phillies hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cincinnati has the National League's No. 11-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Phillies own the National League's No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Philadelphia was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Reds. Bettors on Cincinnati at +101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Philadelphia looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 4-2 on Monday behind a start from Bronson Arroyo at Great American Ball Park.

Philadelphia Phillies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Phillies at Reds trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
Philadelphia is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing Cincinnati
Philadelphia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 10 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Philadelphia at Cincinnati, Wednesday, April 17