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Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians 08/09/2021 Spread, Game Analysis and Baseball Tips
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Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians 08/09/2021 – The Cincinnati Reds will hit the road in this game to square off against the Cleveland Indians from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Reds are coming off a neat victory against Pittsburgh Pirates in their last game. Cincinnati is holding the second spot in the NL Central Division and they continue to trail the Brewers. Cleveland Indians will enter this game while remaining at the second spot in the AL Central Division play. The field is set and the best MLB picks are up and running as these teams look forward to extending their victory.
Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians 08/09/2021
In their last game, Cincinnati Reds smashed three runs from the plate against the Pirates and gave up just two. The Reds have won a total of 61 games and dropped 51 in return. Cincinnati is 10 games ahead of the .500 mark. Luis Castillo will be sent to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Castillo is holding a 6-10 record on the season with an ERA of 4.09. The Reds were successful with Castillo in their last three starts. The righty has given up just five runs in his last 19 innings.
Players to watch: Jesse Winker RF (GP 104, AB 407, R 75, H 126, 2B 31, 3B 1, HR 23, RBI 67, TB 228, BB 49, SO 74, SB 1, AVG 0.31, OBP 0.393, SLG 0.56, OPS 0.953, WAR 2.3), Eugenio Suarez 3B (GP 106, AB 393, R 50, H 69, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 22, RBI 61, TB 148, BB 39, SO 135, SB 0, AVG 0.176, OBP 0.259, SLG 0.377, OPS 0.635, WAR -2.2).
Cleveland Indians won a total of 54 games and dropped 55 in return. The Indians are one game behind the .500 mark and are close to a dozen games behind the White Sox. Cleveland is five games ahead of the Tigers in the third. Last night, they smashed seven runs from the plate and restricted the Tigers to five. Sam Hentges will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is struggling with a 1-4 record on the season with an ERA of 7.86. The rookie will make his ninth major league appearance.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 101, AB 381, R 51, H 103, 2B 17, 3B 4, HR 6, RBI 32, TB 146, BB 23, SO 83, SB 12, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.383, OPS 0.698, WAR 0.8), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 101, AB 362, R 71, H 92, 2B 21, 3B 2, HR 24, RBI 65, TB 189, BB 41, SO 56, SB 13, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.522, OPS 0.861, WAR 3.4).
Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games.
Cleveland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Cleveland is turning in a struggling pitcher and the betting odds are not in their favor. The Reds have a better shot at this game with Castillo on the mound. Cincinnati is holding the third rank in OPS and fifth in runs scored.
Score Prediction: Reds 5, Indians 3.