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Cincinnati Reds at Cleveland Guardians 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Cleveland Guardians vs Cincinnati Reds Odds & Info

Game Cleveland Guardians vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 6:10 PM (EDT)
Progressive Field
Latest odds
CLE -161 ; Total 8
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Progressive Field will play host to a Tuesday night MLB clash between the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Guardians. The Reds (9-26) have dropped 17 of their first 21 road games and own the worst overall record in the majors. On Sunday, Cincinnati SP Hunter Greene tossed seven plus no hit innings during a crushing 1-0 road loss against Pittsburgh.

Twenty-eight year old righty Connor Overton (1-0 1.59 ERA) will make his fourth start of the season for the Reds. Last time out, Overton allowed three hits across six plus frames during a 4-0 road victory against Pittsburgh.

The Cleveland Guardians are two games above .500 at home and trail AL Central Division leading Minnesota by three full games. On Sunday, Cleveland went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position during a 3-1 road loss against Minnesota. All-Star 3B Jose Ramirez hit a solo shot in a losing effort for the Guardians (16-17) 

The Guardians will counter with twenty-seven year old righty Zach Plesac (1-3 4.68 ERA) on Tuesday. Through 32 plus frames, Plesac has given up five home runs and walked ten batters.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Reds are 5-2 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Guardians are 1-7 in their last 8 interleague home games.
  • Guardians are 1-8 in their last 9 games following an off day.
  • Over is 5-1 in Reds last 6 during game 1 of a series.
  • Over is 6-1 in Guardians last 7 home games.

Free MLB Pick:

Cincinnati Reds +140

Cincinnati 1B Joey Votto (COVID-19) is on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville and is expected to return later this week. Through 35 games, Cincinnati ranks 25th in OPS and 16th in runs scored. For the season, Cleveland ranks 7th in OPS and 10th in runs scored. Take the Reds to win on the road. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 5-4.

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