Astros vs. Reds Tuesday Prediction

Houston Astros vs. Cincinnati Reds, 6/18/2019 Predictions & Odds

The Reds took Game 1 of their series with the Astros on Monday night and the two teams will clash again tonight in Cincinnati at 7:10 p.m. ET. Will Tuesday’s game result in another cashed under for bettors?

Game Snapshot & Odds

927 Houston Astros (-176) at 928 Cincinnati Reds (+162); 8.5 runs

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

7:10 p.m. ET, The Great American Ballpark, Cincinnati, OH

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 76% of the betting tickets are on the Astros to beat the Reds on the moneyline.

Houston Astros Fantasy Spin

Jose Altuve (hamstring, knee) went 1-for-4 with a triple, a walk, and two strikeouts Monday in his latest rehab game with Triple-A Round Rock. To be fair, the triple was a fly ball that got lost in the lights. Altuve was pulled off his rehab assignment late last month due to fatigue and soreness" around his surgically-repaired right knee, but he appears on the verge of a return. It remains to be seen how his knee will impact his production moving forward, but he'll obviously be worth using right away in fantasy leagues.

Cincinnati Reds Fantasy Spin

Jesse Winker went 4-for-5 with a two-run home run and five total RBI in Sunday's 11-3 win over the Rangers. Winker came through time and again on Sunday. His huge day on the RBI front began with a two-run double in the second inning. The outfielder followed that blow up with an even louder one two frames later, smacking a two-run home run in the fourth inning. He finished up his afternoon's work with an RBI single in the fifth inning. Alas, no triple would be forthcoming to complete the near-cycle. For the campaign as a whole, Winker is slashing .244/.320/.454 with 11 home runs and 23 RBI across 63 games played. Prior to Sunday's four-hit outburst, Winker had not come up with a multi-hit effort since back on May 27.

MLB Betting Trends

Houston

The Astros are 6-1 in their last seven games following a loss and are 46-20 in their last 66 games overall.

Cincinnati

The Reds are 3-7 in their last 10 games versus a right-handed starter and are 2-7 in their last nine interleague home games despite winning last night.

Prediction:

The under is 7-3-2 in the last 12 meetings between these two teams and is 3-0-1 in the last four meetings between these two teams in Cincinnati. The under is also 4-1 in Anthony DeSclafani’s last five starts overall and is 58-26-3 in the Reds’ last 87 games. The under is also 5-2 in Justin Verlander’s last seven road starts and is 10-3 in his last 13 outings overall.

Tuesday MLB Prediction: Astros/Reds under 8.5

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