SPORTS CHAT PLACE
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds meet Wednesday in MLB action at Great American Ball Park. The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Cincinnati Reds look to snap a 5-game losing streak.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 18 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Dodgers have lost 6 of their last 7 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Trea Turner leads the Dodgers with 81 hits and 49 RBI, while Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts have combined for 144 hits and 80 RBI. Tyler Anderson gets the ball, and he is 8-0 with a 2.82 ERA and 63 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 2-0 with a 3.13 ERA and 18 strikeouts in his career against the Reds.
The Cincinnati Reds have scored 8 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 6 of their last 9 games. The Reds have split their last 10 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Brandon Drury leads the Reds with 58 hits and 35 RBI, while Kyle Farmer and Tommy Pham have combined for 111 hits and 64 RBI. Luis Castillo gets the ball, and he is 2-4 with a 3.33 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. Castillo is 3-0 with a 1.90 ERA and 34 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
The Dodgers are 15-7 in their last 22 Wednesday games and 87-42 in their last 129 overall. The Reds are 0-5 in their last 5 home games and 0-4 in their last 4 overall. The under is 5-1-2 in Dodgers last 8 overall. The under is 4-1 in Reds last 5 home games. The Dodgers are 10-4 in the last 14 meetings in Cincinnati and 30-12 in the last 42 meetings.
Luis Castillo has been solid this season, but that hasn’t stopped the Reds from losing 5 of his last 7 starts. Tyler Anderson has given up 39 hits and 16 runs in his last 49.1 innings, and he has a 2.64 ERA and .212 allowed batting average in 30.2 road innings. The Cincinnati Reds just can’t be trusted in spots against quality teams or opposing pitchers. Give me the Dodgers and the RL for max betting value.