Reds vs. Brewers MLB Prediction
The Reds and Brewers will wrap up their series in Milwaukee on Thursday afternoon when the Sonny Gray opposes Brett Anderson at 2:10 p.m. ET. Will the Brewers pull off the sweep or are the Reds a good bet to salvage one game in this series?
951 Cincinnati Reds (+102) at 952 Milwaukee Brewers (-110); o/u 9
2:10 p.m. ET, Thursday, August 26, 2021
American Family Field, Milwaukee, WI
Cincinnati Reds DFS Notes
Nick Castellanos went 2-for-4 with a solo homer against the Brewers on Wednesday. The Reds just had no answer for Brandon Woodruff and the Brewers on Wednesday, going scoreless until the ninth inning. Castellanos blasted a 107 mile per hour homer off of Jake Cousins that traveled 435 feet to center field. He had singled earlier in the game but was thrown out at second trying to stretch it into a double. The 29-year-old outfielder is up to 23 home runs with an excellent .320/.377/.571 triple-slash and 71 RBI across 446 plate appearances.
Milwaukee Brewers DFS Notes
Avisail Garcia went 1-for-2 with a double, one RBI, one run scored, and a walk against the Reds on Wednesday. After Christian Yelich doubled to lead off the fourth inning, Garcia drove him in with a double of his own off of Luis Castillo to put the Brewers on the board. He was hit by Castillo to start the seventh and scored on a double by Jace Peterson. Garcia was intentionally walked in the eighth to set up the potential double play. The 30-year-old outfielder also helped keep the Reds off the board with an incredible home run robbing catch in the top of the eighth. Garcia is having a solid second season with the Brewers, hitting .275/.346/.506 with 24 homers, 76 RBI, and seven steals over 433 plate appearances.
Padres vs. Nationals MLB Betting Prediction
The Reds are now 0-5 in their last five games versus the Brewers, are 1-4 in their last five road games versus a left-handed starter and are 1-4 in their last five games versus a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30. On the other side, the Brewers are 38-16 in their last 54 games overall, are 44-19 in their last 62 games as a favorite and are 19-7 in their last 26 games when playing the third game of a series.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: MILWAUKEE BREWERS -110