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Detroit Tigers vs Cincinnati Reds 07/21/2020 MLB Tips, Baseball Betting and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Tigers vs Cincinnati Reds 07/21/2020 – Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio will play host to Detroit Tigers and Cincinnati Reds as they face-off in an exhibition game. The Tigers and Reds will be playing against each other for a while as they have two preseason games before they kick into the regular season. Cincinnati Reds will start their regular season against the Tigers on Friday, and that is where the real importance of winning counts. The baseball betting trends are believed to be simple since this season has just 60 games. Each team will be keen on winning every game right from the start.
Detroit Tigers vs Cincinnati Reds 07/21/2020
Last year was a disaster for Detroit Tigers when they failed to get above the .500 mark. They struggled and were one of the easiest teams to defeat. Overall, Detroit won just 47 games in total with their weak pitching and hitting unit. The good news is that this season is going to be a whole lot better with four new hitters on the squad. CJ Cron, Jonathan Schoop, Cameron Maybin and Austin Romine will be contributing their best for the Tigers. From the pitching end, Ivan Nova will be the new starting pitcher. The point spread baseball betting picks were not in favor of the Tigers last season. Hopefully, this year is going to be a change for the Tigers.
Players to watch: J. Candelario 3B (GP 12 AB 30 R 4 H 4 2B 1 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 3 TB 11 BB 0 SO 8 SB 0 AVG 0.133 OBP 0.133 SLG 0.367 OPS 0.5), M. Cabrera 1B (GP 12 AB 29 R 3 H 10 2B 1 3B 0 HR 3 RBI 7 TB 20 BB 3 SO 8 SB 0 AVG 0.345 OBP 0.406 SLG 0.69 OPS 1.096).
Cincinnati Reds fell short last year, but not as bad as Detroit, and any day better than most of the other teams’ record in 2019. Overall, Cincinnati won 74 games in total and they are all set to play this season with three new players on their team. This team has Nick Castellanos, Mike Moustakas and Shogo Akiyama from the offensive end. Cincinnati had the sixth best WHIP and the ninth-best ERA last year with their talented pitching unit.
Players to watch: A. Rodriguez SS GP (14 AB 33 R 4 H 12 2B 2 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 4 TB 20 BB 0 SO 5 SB 0 AVG 0.364 OBP 0.364 SLG 0.606 OPS 0.97), M. Payton CF GP (15 AB 33 R 4 H 9 2B 1 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 4 TB 10 BB 3 SO 9 SB 0 AVG 0.273 OBP 0.333 SLG 0.303 OPS 0.636).
Detroit Tigers vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Reds have a clear chance of winning against the Tigers. Detroit needs to stabilize and they are entering this game with a loss against Atlanta Braves.
Runline: +1.5 is the runline for Detroit Tigers and -1.5 for Cincinnati Reds.
Moneyline: A moneyline of +100 is set for Detroit while Cincinnati has a moneyline of -120.
Totals: Over 8.5 is the total for the Tigers and under 8.5 is the total for the Reds.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 5, Detroit Lions 3.