Reds at Brewers 7/22/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Cincinnati Reds vs. Milwaukee Brewers
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jul. 22, 2019
Latest Odds : MIL -111 O/U 9
On Monday, the Cincinnati Reds open a three-game series on the road against National League Central rival the Milwaukee Brewers. The Reds snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday with a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. Yasiel Puig hit an RBI double that tied the score and Josh VanMeter hit the first home run of his major league career to put the Reds ahead for good.
Milwaukee defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Saturday for their fourth win in their last five. Mike Moustakas belted a three-run homer during the eighth inning and the Brewers were able to score 6 runs after Arizona starter Zack Greinke had been taken out. Milwaukee remained three games behind first place Chicago in the National League Central.
Jose Iglesias leads the Reds with a .282 batting average. Eugenio Suarez leads in home runs with 24 and RBIs with 60. Yasiel Puig leads in hits with 90. Cincinnati is batting .242 while opponents are averaging .239. On Monday, the Reds will send Sonny Gray to the mound. The right-hander is 5-6 with an ERA of 3.40, 120 Ks and 36 BBs.
Christian Yelich leads Milwaukee with a .337 batting average, in home runs with 35, RBIs with 76 and in hits with 115. Milwaukee is averaging .248 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .254. On Monday, the Brewers will send Chase Anderson to the mound. The right-hander is 5-2 with an ERA of 3.96, 75 Ks and 26 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cincinnati is 2-8 in its last 10 on the road
The UNDER has cashed in each of Gray’s last 4 starts for the Reds
Milwaukee is 4-1 in its last 5 on grass
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Brewers last 11 at home
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9
Take the UNDER in this matchup. The UNDER has cashed in 3 of Anderson’s last 5 starts versus Cincinnati and in 12 of the last 17 overall between the two NL Central rivals. Milwaukee has seen the UNDER cash in 15 of its last 21 played on Monday, in each of Anderson’s last 4 starts on Monday and in 7 of the Brewers last 11 games at home. Christian Yelich is doubtful and will aid in the scoring being lower. Final Score Prediction, Milwaukee Brewers win, but our best play is UNDER 4-3.