The Cincinnati Reds (18-35) host the Arizona Diamondbacks (26-29) as these two organizations kick off their four-game series on Monday evening. Both teams will look to get back on track, as each club is currently on a losing streak. Arizona sits in fourth place in the NL West standings, while Cincinnati is in last place in the NL Central.
The first pitch is set for 6:40 p.m. ET from Great American Ball Park. Cincinnati is the -125 money line favorite (risk $125 to win $100) in the latest Diamondbacks vs. Reds odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Arizona is a +105 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is 10. Before making any Reds vs. Diamondbacks picks, you need to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's advanced computer simulation model.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Diamondbacks vs. Reds, and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Now, here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Reds vs. Diamondbacks:
- Diamondbacks vs. Reds money line: Cincinnati -125, Arizona +105
- Diamondbacks vs. Reds run-line: Arizona +1.5 (-170)
- Diamondbacks vs. Reds over-under: 10 runs
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- ARI: Diamondbacks are 4-1 in their last five Monday games
- CIN: Reds are 7-2 in their last nine during Game 1 of a series
Why you should back the Diamondbacks
Second baseman Ketel Marte is a reliable defender due to superb instincts, has outstanding speed to fly around the bases and can make consistent contact with the baseball. The 28-year-old currently leads the team in batting average (.262) and hits (49) along with three homers and 18 RBI. On June 4, he went 2-for-4 with two doubles and one run scored.
Outfielder Daulton Varsho is a smooth offensive outlet with home-run power and run-producing qualities. Varsho has an aggressive approach at the dish and he ranks second on the team with eight homers while leading Arizona in runs scored (27). All eight of his home runs have come against RHPs like Greene while his OPS is 240 points better versus righties than against lefties.
Why you should back the Reds
Shortstop Kyle Farmer is a smooth infielder with a strong throwing arm who can play all over the infield with ease and has solid range. The 31-year-old owns great footwork which helps with both his offense and his defense. Farmer leads the team in RBI (30) with a batting average of .258 and five home runs. On June 6, he went 2-for-4 with a three-run bomb.
Outfielder Tommy Pham can hit for average and flashes a nice combination of power/speed. Pham can play all three outfield positions and owns a solid throwing arm. The 34-year-old has a .245 batting average along with six homers, 21 RBI and a team-high 27 walks. In his last outing, he went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored.
How to make Diamondbacks vs. Reds picks
SportsLine's model is leaning over on the total, projecting 10.3 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.
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