Milwaukee Brewers vs. Cincinnati Reds – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Milwaukee Brewers (73-65) host the Cincinnati Reds (55-80) to open a three-game series at American Family Field, with first pitch at 8:10 PM ET on Friday. The Brewers are coming off a series victory over the Giants, and the Reds a series win over the Cubs.

The Brewers are a home favorite (-147) against the Reds (+124). The matchup on the mound for this contest is set with the Milwaukee Brewers looking to Jason Alexander (2-2), and Nick Lodolo (3-5) taking the ball for the Cincinnati Reds. The contest has an over/under of 8.5.

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Brewers vs. Reds Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Milwaukee was the moneyline favorite in nine of its last 10 games, and went 5-4 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups, the Brewers and their opponents combined to hit the over three times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • Milwaukee has put together a 4-6-0 record against the spread over its past 10 games.

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  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Cincinnati has a record of 3-3.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Reds and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • Over its last 10 games, Cincinnati is 4-6-0 against the spread.

Brewers vs. Reds Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Jason Alexander

  • The Brewers have gone 4-5-0 against the spread when Alexander starts.
  • The Brewers have been the moneyline favorite in five of Alexander’s starts this season, and they went 1-4 in those matchups.
  • Alexander’s team is 4-5 over his nine starts.
  • Alexander has started nine games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in three of them.

Projected starter: Nick Lodolo

  • Lodolo’s team is 7-7-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • His team has been victorious in 62.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 5-3.
  • In games Lodolo has started, his team is 7-7.
  • In Lodolo’s 14 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over seven times.

Brewers Batting Leaders

  • Rowdy Tellez has collected a team-high 28 home runs.
  • Among batters in MLB action, Tellez ranks 13th in home runs and 29th in RBI.
  • Christian Yelich is hitting .259 to lead his team.
  • Yelich ranks 123rd in homers and 123rd in RBI this season.
  • Willy Adames has put up a team-best 79 runs batted in.
  • Andrew McCutchen is batting .246 with 21 doubles, 15 home runs and 44 walks.

Reds Batting Leaders

  • Kyle Farmer is batting .262 with 63 RBI, both of which rank first among Cincinnati hitters this season.
  • In all of MLB, Farmer ranks 161st in home runs and 56th in RBI.
  • Farmer enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .316 with a triple, two home runs, a walk and four RBI.
  • Jonathan India has collected 81 hits this season and has an OBP of .336. He’s slugging .408 on the year.
  • Among all MLB hitters, India ranks 174th in homers and 220th in RBI.
  • India brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .263 with a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Nick Senzel is slashing .240/.305/.311 this season for the Reds.
  • Jake Fraley has 37 hits and an OBP of .341 to go with a slugging percentage of .480 this season.
  • Fraley takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, a home run, three walks and two RBI.

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