Reds at Indians 6/12/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Cincinnati Reds vs. Cleveland Indians
MLB: 1:10 PM EST
Jun. 12, 2019
Latest Odds : CLE -130 Total 9.5
The Ohio Cup will resume on Wednesday afternoon, when the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians square off from Progressive Field. Last night, Cincinnati managed just seven hits and struck out ten times during a 2-1 loss in ten innings. Joey Votto struck out three times in a losing effort for the Reds, who are in last place in the NL Central.
Twenty-nine year old righty Anthony DeSclafani (2-3 4.70 ERA) will head to the hill for the Reds in this contest. DeSclafani is winless in his last five starts and has given up 16 runs over his last 22 frames.
The Cleveland Indians have historically dominated the Reds and are trying to climb back into the AL Central Division race. On Tuesday, rookie Oscar Mercado delivered a walk-off single with the bases loaded to life Cleveland to victory. SP Trevor Bauer struck out six batters and allowed one run over seven plus innings for the Indians, who are 10.5 games out of first place.
Rookie right-hander Zach Plesac (1-1 1.86 ERA) will make his fourth career major league start for the Indians. Last time out, Plesac allowed two runs in seven innings during a 5-2 home victory versus New York.
Recent Betting Trends:
Reds are 5-1 in DeSclafanis last 6 road starts.
Indians are 1-6 in their last 7 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Under is 39-15-1 in Reds last 55 road games.
Under is 16-5 in Indians last 21 vs. a team with a losing record.
Reds are 4-17 in the last 21 meetings in Cleveland.
Free Betting Pick: Cincinnati Reds +120
Cincinnati 2B Scooter Gennett (groin) will begin baseball activities and could begin a rehab assignment this week. Through 65 games, Cincinnati ranks 24th in OPS and 22nd in runs scored. For the season, Cleveland ranks 25th in OPS and 24th in runs scored. Take the Reds to jump all over the rookie starter and even this series. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 6-4.