Cincinnati Reds vs. Arizona Diamondbacks - 8/23/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arizona Diamondbacks (60-61) at Cincinnati Reds (51-69)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 1:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
C Anderson (5-5) (4.51) vs. R Iglesias (3-4) (4.21)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds -132 / Arizona Diamondbacks +122 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Florida, FS-Ohio
The Arizona Diamondbacks conclude their visit with the Cincinnati Reds in Sunday action.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have their work cut out for them but the playoffs are still a possibility. The Diamondbacks were at their best in all phases Saturday in an 11-7 win at Cincinnati on Saturday. Starter Randall Delgado was charged with four runs on six hits over 2.1 frames before four relievers finished the job. The Snakes pounded out 16 hits with Paul Goldschmidt going deep twice and knocking in four with three runs while Ender Inciarte homered and drove in three with two more runs. Chase Anderson draws his second start of the season against Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon. Anderson has struggled in back to back outings with 12 runs scored on 18 hits in 9.2 innings.
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The Cincinnati Reds might be out of the postseason but they still want to win and that means finding some offense. The Reds found a little offense Saturday but the Diamondbacks found more with Anthony DeSclafani giving up six runs on ten hits through five frames while Pedro Villareal and Ryan Mattheus gave up five combined runs. The offense logged 13 hits and walked five times with Jay Bruce and Brennan Boesch each driving in runs and scoring while Todd Frazier and Joey Votto scored five times. Right hander Raisel Iglesias opposes the Diamondbacks for the second time in 2015. Iglesias comes off a no decision in a 3-1 loss to Kansas City with a three hit shutout over seven frames.
The over is 13-5-1 in Arizona’s last 19 road games while Arizona are 3-12 in Anderson’s last 15 road starts. The over is 7-1 in Cincinnati’s last 8 vs. National League West while the Reds are 3-13 in their last 16 overall and are 3-13 in their last 16 games on grass. The under is 53-22-6 in the last 81 meetings. The Reds seem lifeless now but I guess if they win one then this might be it with Anderson struggling…