Free MLB Pick: Reds vs Dodgers Odds
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(15-31) Cincinnati Reds vs. L.A. Dodgers (24-23)
Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 10:10 PM ET
Venue: Dodger Stadium Los Angeles, California
Projected Pitchers: Reds RH Dan Straily (2-1, 2.85 ERA) vs. Dodgers LH Scott Kazmir (3-3, 5.23)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -164
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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Things just keep getting better for the Reds, who have lost 8 straight and if they lose tonight they will have been swept in 3 straight series’.
They have the fewest road wins in the Majors and they are the betting underdog, shocker, in L.A. tonight.
The Dodgers have won 8 straight against the Reds and in L.A. they have won 25 of their last 34 games facing them.
The Dodgers have won 3 in a row and they sit in 2nd place in the NL West 4.5 games back of the San Francisco Giants.
In Game 2 of this series yesterday the Dodgers beat the Giants 8-2.
The Reds rank dead last in the Majors in runs scored and their offense is not much better ranking 22nd in runs scored. They have scored a grand total of 2 runs in the first 2 games of this NL series.
Cincy has been outscored 69-25 in their 9-game skid.
Dan Straily (2-1 2.85 ERA) goes for the Reds tonight and in his last outing he was solid only giving up 1 earned run off 4 hits in 6 innings, but the bullpen blew up in the 8-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners.
The Reds had won his last 3 starts and he was on the mound the last time Cincinnati won.
Straily was claimed off waivers just before the season began and has gone 2-1 with a 2.77 ERA in 7 starts and in those starts he never game up more than 3 earned runs.
Straily has not faced the Dodgers since 2014 and that was in 2 relief appearances, which were less than solid giving up 6 runs in only 2 innings of work.
The Reds are a woeful 3-16 on the road this season.
The Dodgers rank 12th in runs scored and during their 3-game winning streak they got a 1-0 shutout from Ace Clayton Kershaw and in the other 2 games they combined for 17 runs.
The Dodgers pitching has been solid this season ranking 6th in team ERA, but tonight’s starter Scott Kazmir (3-3 5.23 ERA) has not helped the cause. He was tagged up for 5 earned runs in 5 innings in his last start, which was a 7-6 loss to the San Diego Padres. L.A. has lost 2 of his last 3 outings.
Kazmir has not faced the Reds since the 2013 season when with the Cleveland Indians.
The Dodgers are only 2-6 in their last 8 games with Kazmir on the hill.
This season the Dodgers are 12-12 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Reds are 16-40 in their last 56 road games.
- Reds are 12-41 in their last 53 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Reds have an Over record of 7-3 in their last 9 games.
- Dodgers are 6-2 in their last 7 home games.
- Dodgers are 5-2 in their last 7 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Dodgers have an Under record of 17-8 in their last 25 games.
Free Cincinnati Reds vs. L.A. Dodgers MLB Prediction:
All streaks must come to an end and Kazmir will struggle again and the Reds will snap their 9-game skid and avoid the sweep in this series with a win tonight.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
While Straily will have a good outing Kazmir will not and the Reds ‘ bats will get to him and the total for this game will go Over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Cincinnati 7 – L.A. 3
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