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Cincinnati Reds at Philadelphia Phillies 8/15/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Philadelphia Phillies vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time: 8/15/2021, 5:05 PM UTC
Location: Citizens Bank Park
Address: Philadelphia, PA
Latest Odds: PHI -135 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel: NBCSPH

On Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds conclude a three-game series on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies. Cincinnati is 63-44 following a 6-1 victory over the Phillies in the opening game of the series on Friday. Cincinnati has won two straight and seven of the last 10. The Reds are second in the National League Central, trailing the first place Milwaukee Brewers by 7 ½ games.

Jesse Winker is batting .309 to lead Cincinnati and the right-fielder has team highs in hits with 129 and on-base percentage at .397. First baseman Joey Votto is the leader in home runs with 26 and RBIs with 75. On Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds will send Sonny Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 4-6 with an ERA of 4.40, 111 Ks and 36 BBs.

Philadelphia dropped to 60-56 following its loss to Cincinnati on Friday. The Phillies have struggled of late losing three of the last four but remain tied for first place in the National League East with the Atlanta Braves. Philadelphia was held scoreless for seven Innings by Cincinnati starter Tyler Mahle and could not hold the Reds’ hitters in check.

Jean Segura is batting .310 to lead Philadelphia and the shortstop has a team-high 105 hits. Rhys Hoskins is out injured and therefore the leader in home runs is Bryce Harper with 21 and Harper is also the active leader in RBIs with 46. On Sunday, Philadelphia will send Aaron Nola to the mound. The right-hander is 7-6 with an ERA of 4.35, 159 Ks and 28 BBs.

Odds Table

Betting Trends

  • Cincinnati is 12-5 in its last 17
  • The OVER has cashed in 12 of the Reds last 19
  • Philadelphia is 9-3 in the last 12
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Phillies last 7
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Free MLB Pick: Cincinnati Reds +120

Cincinnati has dominated this head-to-head series with Philadelphia of late, winning five of the last six meetings between the two including Friday's victory to open the series in Philadelphia. Overall, the Reds have won 12 of the last 17 and Cincinnati beats up on right-handed pitching winning 10 of the last 12 and will be facing Phillies right-hander Aaron Nola. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 7-3.

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