Brewers vs. Reds - 8/14/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (48-67) at Milwaukee Brewers (51-64)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 2:10 pm (Miller Park)
Cody Reed (0-6) (6.36) vs. W Peralta (4-8) (6.38)
The Line: Milwaukee Brewers -112 / Cincinnati Reds +102 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Cincinnati Reds look the sweep the Milwaukee Brewers early Sunday afternoon.
The Cincinnati Reds look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Reds have scored 20 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 16 games. The Cincinnati Reds offense has been on fire lately, and they’ve won six of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Brandon Phillips leads Cincinnati with 116 hits, Joey Votto has 59 RBI and Zack Cozart has 15 home runs. Cody Reed gets the ball, and he’s 0-6 with a 6.36 ERA and 42 strikeouts this season. This will be Reed’s first career game against the Brewers.
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The Milwaukee Brewers could use a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Brewers have allowed 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last 12 games. The Milwaukee Brewers have an ERA of 4.23 and have lost six of their last seven games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Jonathan Villar leads Milwaukee with 128 hits, Ryan Braun has 59 RBI and Scooter Gennett has 10 home runs. Wily Peralta takes the hill, and he’s 4-8 with a 6.38 ERA and 48 strikeouts this season. Peralta is 4-4 with a 3.14 ERA and 46 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
The Reds are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 3 of a series and 0-9 in Reeds last 9 starts. The Brewers are 3-13 in their last 16 during game 3 of a series and 2-6 in Peraltas last 8 starts. The Brewers are 4-1 in Peraltas last 5 starts vs. Reds.
In a game between two teams just waiting for the offseason to arrive, you have to like the Reds and the way they're swinging the bats. The Brewers pitching staff continues to get rocked and it's Cincy who has been hot offensively pretty much all second half. Give me the Reds and slight plus money.