The Cincinnati Reds and the Houston Astros will meet on Friday from Cincy. All odds for this game are constantly updated at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Reds have a very comfortable lead in the NL Central and are really counting down the days until they clinch. They are 43-26 at home this season and are 8.5 games in front of the second-place Cardinals. They have had solid pitching both are starting rotation and bullpen all season and will look to Homer Bailey who has won three of his last four decisions on the mound tonight. He has allowed 182 hits in 167 innings of work this season.
The Astros are going to finish with the worst record in baseball this season and they do not even look like a team with a plan at this point. They are 14-55 on the road this season and are an eye-popping 40 games back of the Reds. They will start Lucas Harrell tonight who has actually been the lone bright spot on the team this season. He has allowed just 157 hits in 165 innings of work.
Cincinnati is 39-17 in their last 56 games overall, 15-7 in their last 22 games as a home favorite, and 3-7 in Bailey’s last 10 starts. Houston is 9-46 in their last 55 road games, 22-51 in their last 73 games following an off day, and 4-12 in Harrell’s last 16 road starts. Houston is 7-19 in their last 26 games in Cincinnati.
Even though Harrell has pitched well this season you have to take Cincinnati as a prohibitive Moneyline favorite in this game so pick up sportsbook promotion codes.