When the Cleveland Indians meet the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, they will be looking for a split of the series. The rainout will take place from May 9th. After a four-game sweep by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Reds (61-51) have won five consecutive games. The Indians (54-55) are currently 28-24 in home games and have been 12-5 in 17 of their last 17 games against Cincinnati. Luis Castillo, 6-10, 4.09 ERA, will be the pitcher for Cincinnati. Sam Hentges, 1-4, 7.86 ERA, will oppose him.
The game will begin at 6:10 pm. ET from Progressive Field, Cleveland. Cincinnati is the favorite at -177 (risk $177 to Win $100) according to the Caesars Sportsbook money line. The over-under for total runs is 9.5. Check out the latest MLB predictions by the SportsLine Projection Model before you make any Indians-vs. Reds picks.
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The model now has a dialed in on Reds against Indians and has revealed its predictions as well as the best bets. To see SportsLine’s MLB picks, you can go to SportsLine. These are the MLB betting trends and odds for Reds vs. Indians.
- Reds vs. Indians moneyline: Cincinnati -177 Cleveland +162
- Reds vs. Indians run line: Cincinnati -1.5 (-120)
- Reds vs. Indians under: 9.5 runs
- CIN: Reds are now 5-0 against a team with losing records in five of their last five games
- CLE: The Indians are now 5-2 in their seven Monday games
Why Indians should be supported
Cleveland just won its first series since mid-July and went 2-1 against the Detroit Tigers. Bradley Zimmer, outfielder, was 2-for-5 in Sunday’s 7-5 win. He hit the tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning. Zimmer is currently batting.247 for the season with three homers. He also has 18 RBIs and 20 runs. Since his 2017 debut in the major leagues, Zimmer has been a good hitter against Reds pitchers. He is currently batting.357 in six games against Cincinnati.
Amed Rosario, an infielder who missed Sunday’s game was expected to return to the lineup. Rosario has hit in four of his last games, and in eight out of nine. Rosario went 2-for-5 in Saturday’s loss to the Tigers. This was his fourth consecutive multi-hit game. He is currently batting.270 for the season with six homers and 32 RBIs. Also, 51 runs have been scored.