Reds vs. Indians MLB Prediction

Reds vs. Indians, 8/9/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

Interleague play heads to Cleveland on Monday night where the Indians will host the Reds at 6:10 p.m. ET for a makeup game stemming from a May 9 rainout. While the Reds are hot, they’ve also struggled to knock off the Indians in previous meetings. Will Cincinnati cash?

Game Snapshot

909 Cincinnati Reds (-170) at 910 Cleveland Indians (+150); o/u 9.5

6:10 p.m. ET, Monday, August 9, 2021

Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH

Cincinnati Reds DFS SPIN

Jesse Winker went 2-for-3 with a run scored on Sunday as the Reds completed a four-game sweep of the Pirates with a 3-2 victory in the series finale at Great American Ball Park. Winker picked up right where he left off after a monster three-hit, six RBI effort on Friday evening, with two additional hits in the series finale. The Reds outscored the Pirates 37 to 14 over the four-game series. They've gone 13-9 since the All-Star break and are within two games of the Padres for the final NL Wild Card playoff spot. The 27-year-old burgeoning fantasy superstar has been on a tear since the Midsummer Classic, hitting .341 (30-for-88) with four homers and 17 RBI across 22 games since the All-Star break.

Cleveland Indians DFS Spin

José Ramírez went 2-for-4 with a pair of stolen bases on Sunday as Cleveland came back to defeat the Tigers. Ramírez tallied two hits and also recorded his third multi-steal effort of the 2021 campaign. He's on pace to record a potential 30-homer, 20-steal season, which puts him in rarified air for a fantasy contributor in the current speed-devoid landscape. The 28-year-old five-category fantasy stalwart owns a robust .254/.339/.522 triple-slash line with 71 runs scored, 24 homers, 65 RBI and 13 steals across 413 plate appearances.

Reds vs. Indians Betting Prediction

The Reds are 6-21 in their last 27 games in Cleveland and are 5-12 in their last 17 games versus the Indians. They’re also 29-61 in their last 90 interleague road games and are 11-24 in their last 35 interleague road games versus a team with a losing record. On the other side, the Indians have won four of their last five interleague home games versus a right-handed starter and are 4-1 in their last five interleague home games overall.

MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CLEVELAND INDIANS +150

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