Reds vs. Brewers Prediction

Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers 8/20/18, Prediction & Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers avoided being swept at St. Louis yesterday and now head back home to take on the Cincinnati Reds. Will Milwaukee end the three-game winning streak Cincinnati compiled over the weekend?

Game Snapshot

955 Cincinnati Reds at 956 Milwaukee Brewers

Monday, August 20, 2018

Miller Park at 8:10PM ET

TV: FSWI (MIL)

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow, the Brewers are a -215 favorite to win on the moneyline. The Reds are a +195 underdog, while the total sits at 9 runs. As of Monday afternoon, 83 percent of public bets are pouring in on host Milwaukee. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Reds dominate series finale

Cincinnati completed a three-game sweep over visiting San Francisco Sunday with an 11-4 victory. Billy Hamilton helped pace the offense as he was 2-for-3 with a walk, a run and three RBIs. Jose Peraza finished 3-for-5 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs. Scooter Gennett went 2-for-4 with a run and two RBIs. Eugenio Suarez ended the game 2-for-5 with a home run, a double and two RBIs. Patrick Ervin was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk and a run. Tucker Barnhart was 1-for-3 with a walk.

Moustakas posts two RBIs in win

Milwaukee third baseman Mike Moustakas drove in both runs Sunday afternoon in a 2-1 victory at St. Louis. He went 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBIs. Christian Yelich was 1-for-3 with a walk from the leadoff spot. Lorenzo Cain ended the game 1-for-3 with a walk and a run. Orlando Arcia was 1-for-4 with a run. Jhoulys Chacin earned the win as he threw six shutout inninings of four-hit ball with three strikeouts and no walks. Josh Hader picked up his 10th save of the season with a perfect ninth inning as he struck out two.

Homer Bailey (1-10, 6.33 ERA) gets the start today for the Reds, while Chase Anderson (7-7, 3.97) will start for the Brewers.

MLB Betting Trends

Cincinnati

The Reds are 2-8 in their last 10 road games. The over is 12-5 in the last 17 Cincinnati road games.

Milwaukee

The Brewers are 7-2 in the last nine meetings. Milwaukee is 7-3 in its last 10 Monday games. 

Prediction:

Bailey has been dismal this season and it's hard to find a reason why Milwaukee won't hit him hard. Anderson should get enough run support to get away with a couple mistakes. With the moneyline being so steep, I'm going to take a shot at the runline.

MLB DAILY PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS RL -110

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