Reds vs. Mets Prediction

Cincinnati Reds vs. New York Mets 8/7/18, Prediction & Odds

The host New York Mets outlasted the Cincinnati Reds yesterday in a series opener. Can New York secure another win tonight in a battle between two lowly National League opponents?

Game Snapshot

905 Cincinnati Reds at 906 New York Mets

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Citi Field at 7:10PM ET


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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers, the Mets are a -106 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Reds are a -104 underdog, while the total sits at 9 runs. As of Tuesday morning, 64 percent of public bets are being placed on visiting Cincinnati. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest information.

McNeil, Plawecki homer in win

Amed Rosario was 1-for-5 and scored two runs from the leadoff spot in Monday night's 6-4 win over the Reds, while Jeff McNeil finished 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored. Wilmer Flores went 3-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Michael Conforto ended the night 2-for-4. Austin Jackson was 3-for-4 with an RBI. Kevin Plawecki contributed a solo homer in four at-bats. Noah Syndergaard picked up the win as he allowed four earned runs on six hits with six strikeouts and a walk over 6 1/3 innings. Jerry Blevins threw a perfect ninth inning for his first save of the season.

Bailey crushed in defeat

Homer Bailey was hit hard yet again Monday as his ERA ballooned to 6.19 after allowing five earned runs on 11 hits over 3 1/3 innings, striking out two and walking none. Jose Peraza ended the game 1-for-5 with a run and an RBI. Joey Votto was 2-for-4 with a walk and an RBI. Scooter Gennett was 1-for-3 with a walk. Eugenio Suarez was 1-for-4 and drove in two runs.

Sal Romano (6-9, 5-12 ERA) will start today for the Reds, while the Mets turn to Jason Vargas (2-7, 8.23).

MLB Betting Trends


The Reds are 1-7 in their last eight road games. The over is 11-4 in the last 15 Cincinnati road games.

New York

The Mets are 9-24 in their last 33 Tuesday games. New York is 11-25 in its last 36 home games.


Romano has had brief glimpes where's he shown some potential, but he still is struggling for the most part. As for Vargas, he's cooked and goes against a Reds offense that can pack a punch and is one of the best in baseball at drawing walks. Nothing here screams pitching will go well in this game. Take the over.



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