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Cincinnati Sends Alfredo Simon vs Alex Cobb in Tampa Bay Rays vs Reds Game

Tampa Bay Rays


Cincinnati Reds
Saturday, April 12, 2014 1:10 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds battle on Saturday at Great American Ball Park as the Reds try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Cincinnati sends Alfredo Simon out against Alex Cobb for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Simon is 1-0 with a 1.29 ERA on the season, while Cobb is 0-1 on the year and has a 3.00 ERA.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

Cincinnati was a -102 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 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.8-2.6 victory for the Rays. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 3-7 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 6-5 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game puts the Cincinnati Reds, most recently No. 10 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tampa Bay Rays, who rate a No. 7 in the latest survey.

How Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cincinnati Reds No. 29-ranked scoring average of 2.8 runs per game, against a Tampa Bay Rays offense rated No. 23 and scoring 3.55 runs per game. The Reds have averaged 7.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Rays hitters have managed (7.55 per nine innings).

Cincinnati owns the No. 6 defense, allowing 2.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 3-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Tampa Bay, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -118 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. David Price blew away 10 Cincinnati batter in the Rays's last start, leading them to a 2-1 win over Cincinnati on Friday at Great American Ball Park.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 1-8-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 3-12-1 SU in its last 16 games
Cincinnati is 1-7-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Cincinnati is 8-1-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Tampa Bay

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Tampa Bay at Cincinnati, Sunday, April 13th