San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds - 9/14/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (60-81) at San Francisco Giants (74-68)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 14, 2015 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
Keyvius Sampson (2-4) (6.94) vs. R Vogelsong (9-10) (4.51)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -154 / Cincinnati Reds +144 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Reds head to the west coast to take the field with the San Francisco Giants.
The Cincinnati Reds have been a pain to playoff bound teams this last few weeks and had beaten the Cardinals in three straight but failed to complete the four game sweep in Sunday’s 9-2 victory. Starter Raisel Iglesias allowed just two runs over five frames before three relievers allowed a combined seven runs. The bats mustered four hits and walked five times with Todd Frazier going solo with Tucker Barnhart driving in Frazier. Cincinnati kicks off the series on the mound with rookie Keyvius Sampson on the mound. Sampson gave up all five runs in a 5-4 loss to Pittsburgh on five hits and three BB in 5.1 frames.
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The San Francisco Giants need as many wins as possible to at least secure a Wild Card spot. The Giants continued to play well with a 10-3 victory over visiting San Diego for their 6th win in eight contests. Mike Leake took care of business on the mound with all three runs given up on four hits through six innings while four relievers holding serve. SF logged ten hits and walked seven times with Leake cracking a three run bomb while Buster Posey knocked in two and scored.Veteran Tim Hudson makes his second start since coming off the disabled list. Hudson was outstanding the first time out in a 6-2 win at Arizona with a run allowed on four hits over six innings.
Cincinnati are 6-2 in their last 8 Monday games while the over is 7-3 in their last 10 overall and is 7-3 in their last 10 on grass. San Francisco are 21-7 in their last 28 home games. And the under is 6-2-1 in their last 9 Monday games while the Giants are 7-19 in their last 26 Monday games. Who knows what either hurler is going to do so maybe the over?