MLB Preview: Cincinnati Reds (19-21) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (17-22)

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The Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Citizens Bank Park.

Righthander Homer Bailey will take the mound for the Reds to start this game. Bailey is 3-2 this season with a 4.72 ERA.

Bailey’s opponent in this one will be Cole Hamels. The Phillies lefthander has a 5.32 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Phillies listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 3-0 winner as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at +120 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

 

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
Cincinnati: 19-21 SU
Philadelphia: 17-22 SU

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After a win are 3-7

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati’s last 13 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games at home
Philadelphia is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Philadelphia’s last 13 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Cincinnati, Sunday, May 18

Bovada Online Sportsbook has all your MLB betting lines.

 

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