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San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Great American Ball Park on Friday as the host Cincinnati Reds battle the San Francisco Giants in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Jason Marquis for the Cincinnati Reds (3-2 on the year) and Madison Bumgarner for San Francisco Giants (3-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cincinnati Reds as 142 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.8-3.2 win for the Reds. A 3.8-3.2 result in favor of the Reds is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 18-17 heading into this matchup, while the San Francisco Giants sit at 17-18 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs San Francisco injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cincinnati Reds rated this week at No. 10 and the San Francisco Giants sitting at No. 8.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cincinnati Reds and its No. 20-rated batting order, averaging 4.03 runs per nine innings, against the No. 29 line up of the San Francisco Giants at 3.29 runs per outing.

Defensively, San Francisco features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.33 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 3.93 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

San Francisco didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Cincinnati on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Cincinnati, Saturday, May 16th