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Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers 07/31/2020 MLB Predictions, Previews and Baseball Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers 07/31/2020 – Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan will play host to Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers as they clash in an interesting series opener. Both teams have opened their regular season against each other and the Tigers triumphed over the Reds with a 2-1 series victory. Cincinnati Reds are currently at the bottom of the NL Central with a 2-4 record. As for Detroit, they are sitting at the third spot in the AL Central division with a 4-3 record. The Reds are two games away from the .500 mark, but Detroit managed to keep pace right from the start and they are not an easy team to defeat this year. The baseball betting over under rules has made everything easy for bettors to get a good shot at the bets.
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers 07/31/2020
Cincinnati Reds took a bad start this year, especially after losing their first series to Detroit Tigers which was not expected. Out of the last five games, the Reds have lost four and it’s time for them to try and reach the .500 mark. Cincinnati was unable to do much against Detroit while they remained the same against Chicago Cubs. The Reds surrendered a total of 16 runs to Chicago in their last three games. In their last game, the Reds scored 12 runs from the plate and restricted the Cubs to seven. It was an important victory, but not enough for them to win the series. The last match of the four-game series between the two was postponed. Cincinnati will turn in Trevor Bauer as their starting pitcher in this game against the Tigers.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP6 AB23 R6 H7 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB13 BB5 SO1 SB0 AVG0.304 OBP0.429 SLG0.565 OPS0.994 WAR0), N. Castellanos RF (GP6 AB21 R5 H8 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI8 TB16 BB3 SO7 SB0 AVG0.381 OBP0.48 SLG0.762 OPS1.242 WAR0).
Detroit Tigers were the worst team last year with their terrible record. Detroit has improved over the last year and they are strong enough to get past some of the big opponents. The Tigers have won both their series from the start of this season and are looking forward to securing their third series win with the Reds. In their last game, Detroit went deep from the plate and smashed five runs to victory while restricting the Kansas City Royals to just four. The Tigers have the potential to take out the Reds once again as they turn in Spencer Turnbull as their starting pitcher. In their last three games alone, Detroit has scored 12 runs from the plate.
Players to watch: M. Cabrera 1B (GP7 AB26 R3 H4 2B0 3B0 HR3 RBI4 TB13 BB4 SO8 SB0 AVG0.154 OBP0.267 SLG0.5 OPS0.767 WAR0), J. Schoop 2B (GP7 AB26 R4 H7 2B0 3B0 HR3 RBI7 TB16 BB0 SO7 SB0 AVG0.269 OBP0.276 SLG0.615 OPS0.891 WAR0).
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 10 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Spencer Turnbull has been a bright spot for Detroit if he has the right support from the plate. Over the last few games, Detroit did a decent job from their batting side. The baseball betting trends are in favor of the Tigers to win.
Score Prediction: Detroit Tigers 5, Cincinnati Reds 3.