The Cincinnati Reds will look to avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Dodgers in California on Sunday. Sportsbooks opened the Dodgers as -174 home chalk with a total of nine.
– Shark Bites
- The OVER is 4-1 in the Reds last 5 games.
- The UNDER is 9-2 in Ryu’s last 11 starts.
- The Reds are 1-7 in their last 8 vs the National League West.
Tim Adleman and Hyun-Jin Ryu will get the nod in the contest. Adleman (4-2, 4.42 ERA) has gone 2-0 with a 1.71 ERA in his last three starts and has been a pleasant surprise for the Reds’ rotation this season. The hurler earned the victory in his only career start vs the Dodgers, pitching five scoreless innings in a 9-2 win last August.
Ryu (2-6, 4.08) is coming off a loss to Washington on Monday where he surrendered four runs and seven hits in a season-high seven innings of work. The 30-year-old is 2-1 with a 3.54 ERA and has recorded 21 strikeouts and three walks in three career starts against the Reds.
The OVER is trending when the Dodgers and Reds get together. In the last six meetings between the clubs, the OVER is 5-1.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
The visiting Cincinnati Reds were 170 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.2-3.1 win for the Reds. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Cincinnati Reds vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Los Angeles Dodgers sport a record of 38-25 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 29-32 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Cincinnati injuries news.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Los Angeles Dodgers rated this week at No. 5 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 20.
Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Dodgers No. 12 ranked offense (4.76 runs per game) against a Cincinnati Reds defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 5.13 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been averaging 8.3 hits per game, less than the Cincinnati Reds have managed so far this season (9.08 hits on average).
Los Angeles owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 4.76 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati’s No. 25-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Cincinnati didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 5-4 to Los Angeles on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
- Cincinnati is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
- Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games
- Cincinnati is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
- LA Dodgers is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
- LA Dodgers is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers’s last 10 games
- LA Dodgers is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Cincinnati at San Diego, Monday, June 12th
Los Angeles at Cleveland, Tuesday, June 13th