Reds vs. Marlins Thursday Prediction

Cincinnati Reds vs. Miami Marlins, 8/29/2019 Predictions & Odds

After taking Game 1 of their four-game series with the Marlins last night, the Reds will look to win back-to-back meetings with Miami tonight at 7:10 p.m. ET. What’s the best play for bettors in Game 2 tonight?

Game Snapshot & Odds

901 Cincinnati Reds (-175) at 902 Miami Marlins (+161); 8.5 runs

Thursday, August 29, 2019

7:10 p.m. ET, Marlins Park, Miami, FL

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Public Betting Trends

According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 64% of the betting tickets are on the Reds to beat the Marlins on the moneyline.

Cincinnati Reds Fantasy Spin

Aristides Aquino went 2-for-4 and blasted a three-run homer in a 5-0 win over the Marlins on Wednesday. Another homer, another batch of records for the rookie phenom. He took Sandy Alcantara deep with two runners aboard in the first inning. He now has 13 home runs in the month of August, which ties him with Cody Bellinger for the most homers by any rookie in any month in National League history. The Reds have four more games in August thanks to a double-header on Saturday against the Cardinals. Aquino reached 13 homers in 27 career games, faster than any player ever. Aquino also doubled in the ballgame and is slashing .315/.382/.783 with 29 RBI and two stolen bases in 88 at-bats. Prior to his call-up he set a franchise record with 28 home runs at Triple-A Louisville and he did it in only 78 games.

Miami Marlins Fantasy Spin

Garrett Cooper went 1-for-4 with a double during Wednesday's loss to the Reds.The Marlins managed just four base hits in yet another shutout loss. They couldn't get anything going against Anthony DeSclafani in this one. Cooper's double was their only extra-base hit of the evening. Cooper has fallen on hard times of late. His once-studly slash line has declined to .279/.346/.433 with 12 home runs and 43 RBI in 93 games.

MLB Betting Trends


The Reds are 6-0 in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage below .400.


The Marlins are 31-65 in their last 96 games following a loss.


The under is 7-3 in the last 01 meetings between these two teams and is 5-2 in the last seven meetings at Marlins Park. The under is also 11-3 in the Reds’ last 14 games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage below. 400 and is 12-4 in their last 16 road games when facing an opponent with a home winning percentage of less than .400. On the other side, the under is 6-2 in the Marlins’ last eight games following a loss and is 7-2 in their last nine games after allowing five runs or more in their previous game.

The Pick: Reds/Marlins UNDER 8.5


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