Cincinnati Reds vs. San Diego Padres - 8/8/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Diego Padres (49-62) at Cincinnati Reds (46-66)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 7:10 pm (Great American Ball Park)
Luis Perdomo (5-6) (5.00) vs. Sal Romano (2-3) (4.88)
The Line: Cincinnati Reds -132 / San Diego Padres +122 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSSD, FSOH
The San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds meet Tuesday in MLB action at Great American Ball Park.
The San Diego Padres could use a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Padres allowed 11 runs in Monday’s loss and five or more runs in five of their last seven games. The San Diego Padres have lost five straight games when allowing more than two runs. Offensively, Wil Myers leads the Padres with 96 hits and 52 RBI while Hunter Renfroe and Manuel Margot have combined for 174 hits and 72 RBI. Luis Perdomo gets the ball, and he is 5-6 with a 4.92 ERA and 80 strikeouts this season. Perdomo is 1-1 with a 4.26 ERA and nine strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
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The Cincinnati Reds look for another win after splitting their last 10 games. The Reds have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last 10 games. The Cincinnati Reds have won five of their last eight games when scoring more than three runs. Joey Votto leads the Reds with 122 hits and 81 RBI while Adam Duvall and Billy Hamilton have combined for 221 hits and 107 RBI. Sal Romano gets the ball, and he is 2-3 with a 4.88 ERA and 26 strikeouts this season. This will be Romano’s first career game against the Padres.
The Padres are 31-63 in their last 94 road games, 16-38 in their last 54 Tuesday games and 1-7 in Perdomos last 8 road starts. The Reds are 1-4 in their last 5 during game 2 of a series, 7-19 in their last 26 vs. National League West and 16-36 in their last 52 overall. The Padres are 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Cincinnati and the under is 6-1-1 in the last 8 meetings.
Perdomo has been batting practice for a lot of teams this season, and he's allowing a .327 batting average on the road this season. Romano is coming off a rough performance in his last start, but he's given up two or less earned runs in four of his six games and is allowing just a .245 batting average at home. This is a game where the Reds should have the advantage at home.