Reds vs. Phillies - 6/8/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Philadelphia Phillies (21-36) at Cincinnati Reds (24-31)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 7:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
C Hamels (5-4) (2.88) vs. M Leake (2-4) (4.40)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds -103 / Philadelphia Phillies -107 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-PHI, FSN-OH
The Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Philadelphia Phillies look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Phillies have scored 15 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six straight games. The Phillies have split their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Ben Revere leads Philadelphia with 58 hits and 16 RBI while Ryan Howard and Chase Utley have combined for 51 RBI. The Philadelphia Phillies have lost five of their last six road games. Cole Hamels gets the nod, and he’s 5-4 with a 2.88 ERA and 84 strikeouts this season. Hamels is 9-0 with a 1.59 ERA and 82 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
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The Cincinnati Reds look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Reds have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. The Reds have won five of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips have combined for 118 hits and 56 RBI while Todd Frazier has 35 RBI. The Cincinnati Reds have won five of their last eight home games. Mike Leake takes the hill, and he’s 2-4 with a 4.40 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. Leake is 1-3 with a 6.43 ERA and 31 strikeouts in his career against the Phillies.
The Phillies are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 5-1 in Hamels' last 6 starts. The Reds are 11-28 in their last 39 during game 1 of a series and 7-19 in Leakes last 26 starts. The Phillies are 14-0 in Hamels' last 14 starts vs. Reds and the Reds are 1-6 in Leakes last 7 starts vs. Phillies.
You see Hamels career numbers against the Reds? Yes, I'll have some of that. Give me the Phillies and the cheap price on the road.