Miami Marlins vs. Cincinnati Reds - 9/21/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Cincinnati Reds (67-88) at Miami Marlins (59-94)
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Marlins Park)
Luis Castillo (10-12) (4.52) vs. W Chen (6-11) (4.93)
The Line: Miami Marlins +115 / Cincinnati Reds -125 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Florida, FS-Ohio
The Miami Marlins continue their series with the Cincinnati Reds in a Friday MLB tilt.
The Cincinnati Reds turned to their pitching to defeat Miami 4-2 in the series opener Thursday. Cincinnati starter Cody Reed tossed six shutout innings to get the win with Jared Hughes allowing two runs in 2/3 of an inning.
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The Reds banged out eight hits and walked five times with Scooter Gennett going 2-4 with a two run homer and two run double.
Cincinnati sends Luis Castillo to the hill to oppose the Marlins Friday. Castillo has won back to back starts with a pair of runs allowed through 13 innings pitched.
The Miami Marlins saw their offense falter in Thursday night’s loss to visiting Cincinnati. Miami starter Jeff Brigham gave up a pair of runs over five frames with Elieser Hernandez allowing two runs n two innings.
The Marlins offense consisted of seven hits and three bases on balls with JT Realmuto going 2-4 with an RBI and run while Peter O’Brien recorded an RBI.
Left hander Wei-Yin Chen toes the rubber against visiting Cincinnati on Friday. On the season Chen has gone 6-11 in 24 starts with 19 homers allowed with a 4.93 ERA.
Under is 7-0-1 in Cincinnati last 8 overall and under is 7-0-1 in Cincinnati last 8 on grass and Cincinnati are 7-22 in their last 29 road games. Miami are 1-7 in their last 8 Friday games and Miami are 2-6 in their last 8 games on grass and under is 14-6-2 in Miami last 22 home games. Cincinnati are 1-8 in the last 9 meetings in Miami.
Cincinnati has the edge on the mound and at the plate and hopefully that adds up to another win…