CINCINNATI, OH (The Spread) - The Reds host the Nationals today in Cincinnati and with Johnny Cueto on the mound, the home team figures to have the advantage.

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Reds are -123 money line home favorites over the Nationals, who are +114 money line road underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 7 runs for this 4:05PM ET start time.

In what is shaping up to be a pitchers' duel, the Nationals will start Gio Gonzalez versus the Reds' Cueto. Gonzalez is 6-5 with a 3.74 ERA on the year and is 2-0 with a  1.00 ERA in four starts against the Reds, while Cueto is 10-6 with a 2.18 ERA and is 5-3 with a 4.58 ERA in nine starts against Washington.

The Reds are 4-1 in Cueto's last five starts against the Nationals and 4-1 in his last five home starts versus Washington. Cincinnati is also 4-1 in Cueto's last five starts during Game 2 of a series, 4-1 in his last five starts versus a team with a winning record and 6-2 in his last eight starts overall.

The Nationals are 1-4 in Gonzalez's last five starts as an underdog, 1-4 in his lat five starts as a road underdog and 2-5 in his lat seven starts on Saturday. They're also 18-40 in their last 58 games as a road underdog and just 15-36 in their last 51 games as a road underdog of between +110 to +150.

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