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Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers 08/02/2020 MLB Odds, Picks and Baseball Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers 08/02/2020 – On Sunday, Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers will continue their series from Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit Tigers were not in a situation last year to look like a threat to opposing teams. The Tigers were one of the weakest teams in the 2019 MLB league. Detroit has changed things ever since and they are coming in strong after defeating Cincinnati in their last game. Detroit is holding a 5-3 record on the season and they are sitting at the second spot in the AL Central division. Cincinnati Reds are holding the fourth spot in the NL Central and the mlb odds have been slipping away from their side.
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers
This team surrendered seven runs in their last game against Detroit and they were forced to settle with just two. The Cincinnati Reds were unable to control the Tigers as Luis Castillo was no match for their hitting squad. Castillo surrendered five runs and eight hits in a span of six innings. From the plate, Nick Castellanos came in with a double. The Reds contributed just three hits from the plate as a whole team. Cincinnati will turn in Trevor Bauer as their starting pitcher in this game against the Tigers. Bauer has 13 strikeouts with a 1.42 ERA this season. Apart from Bauer on the mound, they will still need support from the plate since Detroit has been scoring in decent numbers this season.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP7 AB27 R6 H7 2B0 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB13 BB5 SO1 SB0 AVG0.259 OBP0.375 SLG0.481 OPS0.856 WAR0), E. Suarez 3B (GP7 AB25 R2 H2 2B1 3B0 HR0 RBI2 TB3 BB5 SO9 SB0 AVG0.08 OBP0.258 SLG0.12 OPS0.378 WAR0).
Detroit Tigers are now a threat in the AL Central division and they are all set to make a change this season. The Tigers went deep from the plate last night when Jacoby Jones went two for four with an RBI and a double. Austin Romine and Travis Demeritte contributed two RBIs while Christi Stewart with two for three. From the mound, starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull did a decent job in a span of six innings. Turnbull surrendered three runs, two hits and took out six opponent hitters. Detroit is all set to turn in Michael Fulmer as their starting pitcher in this game against the Reds. Fulmer will make his second career appearance against the Reds.
Players to watch: M. Cabrera 1B (GP8 AB30 R3 H4 2B0 3B0 HR3 RBI4 TB13 BB4 SO10 SB0 AVG0.133 OBP0.235 SLG0.433 OPS0.669 WAR0), J. Schoop 2B (GP8 AB30 R4 H9 2B0 3B0 HR3 RBI7 TB18 BB0 SO8 SB0 AVG0.3 OBP0.303 SLG0.6 OPS0.903 WAR0).
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Detroit Tigers will use the best of their ability in this game to get past Cincinnati Reds. The mlb lines have been favorable for the Tigers and they will continue their success against Cincinnati. Back the Tigers to secure their second victory.
Score Prediction: Detroit Tigers 5, Cincinnati Reds 4.