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The Cincinnati Reds will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field.

Righthander Homer Bailey will take the mound for the Reds to start this game. Bailey is 1-1 this season with a 5.76 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Ervin Santana who starts for the Braves. Righthander Santana is 2-0 with a 0.86 ERA so far this season.

The Reds were a 2-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Atlanta won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Marlins on April 23. Bettors who backed the Braves at -147 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Cincinnati has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 11-11 SU
Atlanta: 14-7 SU

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Atlanta are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing Miami are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Atlanta is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati

Next up:
Atlanta home to Cincinnati, Saturday, April 26