Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will head east to square off against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. This NL matchup will begin at 1:10 p.m. ET and fans hoping to watch it can tune in to Fox Sports Arizona.

Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds Odds

Both teams have identical moneyline odds (-105) and Vegas has the Over/Under for this afternoon game at 9 runs (-110 for the over and -110 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds coming in at Diamondbacks -1.5 runs (+140) and Reds +1.5 runs (-160).

The Diamondbacks have gone 64-52 SU this year and are 59-58 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 4.0 units for moneyline gamblers and 6.0 units ATS. The Reds, on the other hand, are 49-65 SU and 67-49 ATS. The team has lost 4.0 units for bettors taking the moneyline while earning 6.2 units ATS.

Reds games have had an over/under record of 60-52-4 in 2018. Arizona has an over/under record of 54-58-5.

As a unit, Cincinnati’s pitching staff has given up 5.1 runs per game overall this year. The team’s starters have an ERA of 5.27, a WHIP of 1.45 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 7.5. The bullpen has a 4.13 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 7.9 K/9.

The Cincinnati hitters have produced 4.6 runs per contest, including 3.2 per game over its last 10 games and 2.6 per game over their last five. The team has slashed .222/.261/.311 over its last five games and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.

The Reds’ batters have been led by second baseman Scooter Gennett and shortstop Jose Peraza. Gennett is slashing .314/.364/.494 with 17 home runs, 68 RBIs and 67 runs scored, and Peraza’s line is .278/.321/.379 with six homers, 39 RBIs, 58 runs and 18 stolen bases.

In the other dugout, Arizona’s pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 3.89 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 9.35 K/9. The bullpen has a solid ERA of just 3.08, along with a K-per-9 of 7.87.

The Diamondbacks offense has slashed .239/.319/.402 on its way to 4.5 runs scored per game in 2018, including 4.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).

Left fielder David Peralta and first baseman Paul Goldschmidt continue to lead Arizona’s offense. Peralta is slashing .306/.361/.524 with 19 home runs, 58 RBIs and 56 runs scored, while Goldschmidt (.276/.386/.513) has produced 24 homers, 61 RBIs and 71 runs scored.

Arizona Diamondbacks at Cincinnati Reds Free Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Reds, ATS Winner – Reds, O/U – OVER

Betting Trends

  • The over has hit in only two of Arizona’s last seven games.
  • Arizona has recorded 24.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 24.4 over its last five.
  • The Diamondbacks have hit 13 home runs in their last 10 games. The Reds have hit six over their last 10.