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San Francisco Giants at Cincinnati Reds 5/17/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Cincinnati Reds vs San Francisco Giants Odds & Info

Game Cincinnati Reds vs San Francisco Giants
Date & Time Monday May 17, 2021, 6:40 PM (EDT)
Great American Ball Park
Latest odds
CIN -145 ; Total 8
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The Monday MLB schedule will get underway with a matchup between the San Francisco Giants and the Cincinnati Reds from the Great American Ball Park. The Giants (24-16) split a four-game series in Pittsburgh over the weekend and sit atop the NL West Division standings. On Sunday, San Francisco OF Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run blast in the ninth inning to seal the game.

Twenty-four year old righty Logan Webb (2-3 4.74 ERA) will take the mound for the Giants in this matchup. In his last start, Webb allowed one run and struck out ten batters during a 4-2 home victory versus Texas.

The Cincinnati Reds have won consecutive games and trail St. Louis by three full games for first place in the NL Central Division standings. On Sunday, Cincinnati scored six runs over the final two innings to rally for a 7-6 road victory against Colorado. OF Shogo Akiyama collected three hits and drove in a pair of runs for the Reds, who evened their record at 19-19 on the year.

The Reds will counter with thirty-one year old righty Sonny Gray (0-2 3.55 ERA) on Monday. Cincinnati has won Gray’s last two starts and he has allowed just one run over his last 11 plus innings.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Giants are 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
  • Reds are 7-0 in their last 7 Monday games.
  • Reds are 5-1 in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
  • Under is 5-1 in Giants last 6 overall.
  • Over is 5-1-1 in Reds last 7 overall.

Free MLB Pick:

Cincinnati Reds -145

San Francisco 1B Brandon Belt was scratched from Sunday’s lineup with side tightness and is listed as day-to-day. Through 40 games, San Francisco ranks 12th in OPS and 15th in runs scored. For the season, Cincinnati ranks 3rd in OPS and 4th in runs scored. Take the Reds to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 5-3.

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