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Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/04/2020 MLB Results, Analysis and Baseball Forecast
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Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/04/2020 – Baseball betting is on for every game of the 2020 MLB season. Most teams are trying to make progress at the start since there are just 60 games this season. Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds will enter their second game of a four-game series as they continue to battle from the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Reds are sitting at the second spot in the NL Central division with a 5-5 record. Whereas, the Indians are currently at the fourth spot in the AL Central division with a 5-6 record. The competition is high in both divisions and the Indians will look forward to rebound from their last defeat.
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 08/04/2020
Cleveland Indians are now below the .500 mark after their last defeat against Cincinnati Reds. The Indians scored two runs from the plate and surrendered three to the Reds. Francisco Lindor went two for four with a solo homer from the plate. The other notable hitters were Carlos Santana, Cesar Hernandez and Oscar Mercado. As a whole team, the Indians were able to achieve just five hits. Starting pitcher Zach Plesac suffered the loss in seven-plus innings after surrendering four hits and three runs. Cleveland is turning towards Shane Bieber as their starting pitcher in this game. Bieber is holding a 2-0 record this season with an ERA of 0.00 and 27strikeouts.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP11 AB44 R4 H11 2B2 3B0 HR3 RBI8 TB22 BB2 SO11 SB0 AVG0.25 OBP0.283 SLG0.5 OPS0.783 WAR0). J. Ramirez 3B (GP11 AB40 R7 H12 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB20 BB5 SO11 SB1 AVG0.3 OBP0.391 SLG0.5 OPS0.891 WAR0).
The Cincinnati Reds did well enough to defeat the Indians and build on their winning streak. The Indians are currently on a three-game winning streak after last night’s victory. Two RBIs and a solo homer were contributed by Joey Votto while Nick Castellanos was the other hitter that smashed a solo home run from the plate. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray did a neat job on the mound when he progressed to 3-0 on the season. Gray surrendered four this and one run and took out eight opponent hitters in a span of six innings. The Reds will turn in Tyler Mahle as their starting pitcher in this game. Mahle has four strikeouts this season with an ERA of 4.50.
Players to watch: E. Suarez 3B (GP10 AB35 R3 H3 2B2 3B0 HR0 RBI2 TB5 BB5 SO12 SB0 AVG0.086 OBP0.22 SLG0.143 OPS0.362 WAR0). N. Castellanos RF (GP10 AB34 R9 H13 2B3 3B0 HR5 RBI12 TB31 BB4 SO8 SB0 AVG0.382O BP0.462 SLG0.912 OPS1.373 WAR0).
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland’s last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
Mahle has a 0-2 record against Cleveland Indians in his entire career. Whereas, the Reds have Bieber on the mound as their starting pitcher. The major league baseball odds are set for the Indians to bounce back and win this game.
Score Prediction: Cleveland Indians 6, Cincinnati Reds 2.