Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds - 8/13/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (50-62) at Los Angeles Dodgers (64-50)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
Keyvius Sampson (1-1) (3.00) vs. M Latos (4-8) (4.67)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -180 / Cincinnati Reds +170 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Cincinnati Reds face off on Thursday at Dodger Stadium for game one of their MLB series.
The Los Angeles Dodgers haven’t been at their best but they continue to lead the National League West. The Dodgers are 5-5 in their last 10 games, 39-19 at home, and they are 3.5 games ahead of the Giants in the NL West. As a team the Dodgers are hitting .256 with Howie Kendrick hitting .296, Adrian Gonzalez hitting .295, and Jimmy Rollins hitting .223. The Dodgers pitching staff has an ERA of 3.53 with the starters at 3.25 and the bullpen at 4.12. For game one against the Reds the Dodgers start Mat Latos who has allowed 11 hits and seven runs while striking out just one over 10.0 innings since being traded from Miami.
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The Cincinnati Reds have already written off this season but they are still playing hard in primarily a spoiler role. The Reds are 3-7 in their last 10 games, 22-36 on the road, and they are 22 games back in the National League Central. As a team the Reds are hitting .249 with Joey Votto hitting .304, Brandon Phillips hitting .288, and Todd Frazier hitting .260. The Reds pitching staff has an ERA of 4.04 with the starters at 4.09 and the bullpen at 3.94. For game one at LA the Reds start Keyvius Sampson who has allowed seven hits and four runs while striking out 12 over 12 innings for a 1-1 record and a 3.00 ERA.
Los Angeles is 49-22 in their last 71 home games, 1-4 against the NL Central, and 1-4 in game one of a series. Cincinnati is 29-65 in their last 94 road games, 18-53 in their last 71 games as a road underdog. Cincinnati is 8-20 in their last 28 games in Los Angeles.
The odds here are way out of hand and there is way too much value here on the Reds to pass up.