Reds vs. Braves Tuesday Prediction

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Cincinnati Reds vs. Atlanta Braves, 6/26/2018 Prediction & Odds

The Atlanta Braves ended the Cincinnati Reds' winning streak on Monday night and will now look to make it three in a row overall with a victory on Tuesday. Will their win their fourth consecutive or will the Reds rebound?

Game Snapshot & Odds

955 Cincinnati Reds (+140) at Atlanta Braves (-155); 9 runs

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

7:35 p.m. ET, SunTrust Park

TV: CIN (FSO); ATL (FSSO)

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Public Betting Trends

Oddsmakers from online sportsbooks currently list the Twins as a -118 favorite. As of this writing, 60% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Twins to beat the Cardinals on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.

Reds' Harvey picks up second victory against Cubs

Matt Harvey allowed two runs over six innings in a win over the Cubs on Thursday. Harvey gave up five hits and a walk, with only a Javier Baez two-run double in the third inning counting against him. Also notable were his six strikeouts, his most in a single game since April 14. Harvey hasn't had much on which to hang his hat this year, even after the trade from the Mets to the Reds -- he's got a 5.66 ERA in 16 games, including 12 starts, overall -- so there's not much to make of Thursday's performance except to note it and to pay attention to how he fares his next time out. That start will come Tuesday against a tough Braves team.

Braves' Sanchez shaky in loss to Blue Jays

Anibal Sanchez scattered five hits and four runs over five innings Wednesday in the Braves’ loss to Toronto. He fanned seven but also walked four over 97 pitches. Sanchez served up a two-run homer to Kendrys Morales in the first inning, then allowed another two runs in the fourth. Wednesday marked the right-hander’s first loss since October 1 of last year. The veteran will look to get back in the win column in his next outing Tuesday against Cincinnati.

MLB Betting Trends

Cincinnati

The Reds are 1-4 in Harvey's last five starts but are 7-1 in their last eight games overall.

Atlanta

The Braves are 5-1 in Sanchez's last six starts and are 11-2 in their last 13 home games when facing a right-handed starter.

Prediction:

I could see the Reds get as cold as they were hot over the past week. That was an impressive run that they just went on but this is not a good team overall. The Braves are 5-1 in their last six games versus National League Central opponents, are 8-3 in their last 11 home games and are 5-2 in their last seven games following a win. Their money line price isn't horribly overpriced and Harvey has been hit hard of late.

 

The Pick: Atlanta Braves -155

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