The Miami Marlins (45-50) go on the road to face the Cincinnati Reds (36-58) on Monday. Each ball club won its previous series and head into Monday's matchup with some momentum. This will be the first matchup between these two teams this season. Trevor Rogers (4-9, 5.46 ERA) gets the start for Miami, while Nick Lodolo (2-3, 5.81 ERA) takes the hill for Cincinnati.
First pitch is set for 6:40 p.m. ET. Cincinnati is the -135 money line favorite (risk $135 to win $100) in the latest Marlins vs. Reds odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while Miami is a +115 underdog. The over-under for total runs scored is nine. Before making any Reds vs. Marlins picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is 284-243 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning over $400 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Marlins vs. Reds, and just revealed its coveted picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see all of the model's MLB picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Reds vs. Marlins:
- Marlins vs. Reds money line: Cincinnati -135, Miami +115
- Marlins vs. Reds run-line: Miami +1.5 (-178)
- Marlins vs. Reds over-under: 9 runs
- MIA: The Marlins are 4-1 in their last five vs. NL Central opponents
- CIN: The Reds are 6-1 in their last seven home games
- Marlins vs. Reds picks: See picks at SportsLine.
Why you should back the Reds
Shortstop Kyle Farmer is a smooth defender with good instincts and a solid throwing arm. Farmer has flashed his ability to make difficult plays on defense look routine. The 31-year-old also has a compact swing and run-producing abilities. He's batting .254 along with six home runs and 46 RBIs.
Designated hitter Joey Votto is still an excellent offensive outlet at the age of 38. Votto owns a superb bat with a great eye and awareness at the plate. The six-time All-Star has the bat control with the strength to push the ball out of the park. Votto has eight home runs with 34 RBIs. In his last contest, he went 1-for-3 with a three-run bomb.
Why you should back the Marlins
Designated hitter Jesus Aguilar is a smooth offensive outlet for the Marlins. Aguilar owns a big swing that can place the ball into any gap with ease. The 32-year-old can draw his fair share of walks due to his patience at the dish. Aguilar is batting .251 with 11 home runs and 39 RBIs. He's also leading the team in hits (83).
Center fielder Jesus Sanchez is an athletic playmaker with good speed. Sanchez has elite hands and sound plate coverage skills. The 24-year-old runs extremely well on the diamond while owning good instincts. He currently has 11 home runs with 30 RBIs. On July 22, he went 1-for-3 with a double and two runs scored.
How to make Reds vs. Marlins picks
SportsLine's model is leaning under on the total, projecting 8.4 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.
So who wins Marlins vs. Reds? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.