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Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/03/2020 MLB Odds, Results and Baseball Picks
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Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/03/2020 – Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds are all set to open their first game of a four-game series that will take place at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland had a great start to the season, but they declined to a 5-5 record after their last series against Minnesota Twins. The Indians are holding the third position in the AL Central division and they sit exactly at the .500 mark. Cincinnati Reds are one step below the Indians with a 4-5 record but they hold the same third spot in the NL Central division. Both these teams are circling around the .500 mark and they need to do much better to get past opponents. The baseball odds for this game is up and running with all the available picks and predictions.
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/03/2020
Cleveland Indians lost three of their four games against Minnesota Twins in their last outing. The Indians were unable to contribute much from the plate with their weak performance. In the opening game of the series, Cleveland scored two runs and restricted the Twins to nothing. The next three games were a disaster when they surrendered a total of 10 runs to the Twins. Cleveland scored just two runs in their last three and are now riding a three-game losing streak. In their last outing, Cleveland scored just one run and gave up three to the Minnesota Twins. The Indians need to get back on track if they want to stay above the .500 mark.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP10AB40R3H92B23B0HR2RBI7TB17BB2SO9SB0AVG0.225OBP0.262SLG0.425OPS0.687WAR0), J. Ramirez 3B (GP10AB36R7H122B23B0HR2RBI5TB20BB5SO10SB1AVG0.333OBP0.429SLG0.556OPS0.984WAR0).
Cincinnati Reds are no better than the Indians in terms of their overall record. The Reds struggled to make it past the Chicago Cubs. Against the Cubs, Cincinnati showed signs of weakness from the plate. However, they managed to defeat the Detroit Tigers in their last two games. Cincinnati scored a total of eight runs from the plate in their last two games and surrendered just three. In their last outing, the Reds went deep from the plate when they scored four to prevent the Tigers from scoring a single run. The Reds will need to take on Milwaukee Brewers in their next three-game series. As a whole team, Cincinnati needs to improve with their defensive side to get past opponents.
Players to watch: E. Suarez 3B (GP9AB32R3H32B23B0HR0RBI2TB5BB5SO11SB0AVG0.094OBP0.237SLG0.156OPS0.393WAR0), N. Castellanos RF (GP9AB31R8H122B33B0HR4RBI11TB27BB4SO8SB0AVG0.387OBP0.472SLG0.871OPS1.343WAR0).
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
Both teams share a similar strategy with their offensive and defensive side. Based on the odds and predictions of previous games, the Reds have a better chance against the Indians. The baseball picks have predicted Cincinnati to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 4, Cleveland Indians 2.