Reds vs. Brewers Prediction
The Cincinnati Reds had their six-game winning streak snapped last night at the Milwaukee Brewers. Will Cincinnati bounce back this afternoon with a win in the series finale?
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Miller Park at 2019
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Brewers are a -186 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Reds are a +176 underdog, while the total is set at 8.5 runs. As of Sunday morning, 54 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Cincinnati. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.
Reds blow early lead
Cincinnati scored three runs in the top of the first inning Saturday at Milwaukee, but surrendered four in the bottom of the first en route to a 6-5 loss that snapped its six-game win streak. Eugenio Suarez and Yasiel Puig each paced the Reds offense as they both finished 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBIs. Jesse Winker ended the contest 1-for-3 with a walk plus two runs scored. Luis Castillo took the loss as he surrendered six runs (four earned) on five hits with six strikeouts and five walks over 3 2/3 innings. Anthony DeSclafani will start today for Cincinnati as he enters with a 4-3 record, 4.22 ERA and 1.32 WHIP with 68 strikeouts over 70 1/3 innings.
Grandal leads charge in four-run first inning
Yasmani Grandal hit the first leadoff home run of his career as Milwaukee overcame a three-run deficit in the first inning with a four-run frame of its own on the way to a 6-5 win. Grandal finished the contest 2-for-3 with the homer, a double, a walk and two runs scored. Mike Moustakas went 2-for-4 with a double and a run. Lorenzo Cain ended the game 1-for-3 with a walk, a run and an RBI. Matt Albers picked up the win in relief as he struck out one over 1 1/3 spotless innings. Josh Hader recorded his 18th save as he struck out four over two perfect frames. Brandon Woodruff will start today for Milwaukee as he comes in with an 8-2 record, 4.02 ERA and 1.17 WHIP with 102 strikeouts over 87 1/3 innings of work.
MLB Betting Trends
The Reds are 6-1 in the last seven DeSclafani road starts. Cincinnati is 1-8 in the last nine during game four of a series.
The Brewers are 5-0 in their last five Sunday games. Milwaukee is 16-5 in the last 21 Woodruff starts.
Cincinnati looked on its way to a seventh straight win the way the top of the first inning until the bottom of the first happened. Today will be a tough matchup with Woodruff, but Hader threw two innings and might not be available here. DeSclafani has been pitching well on the road and I think the moneyline is a little steeper than it should be. Taking a shot on a Reds team playing good ball.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: CINCINNATI REDS +176