The Cincinnati Reds and the St. Louis Cardinals will continue their NL Central battle on Saturday. All up to date odds for this rivalry can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Cardinals are looking to make a run at the NL Central crown, but took a step back on Friday with a lost to Cincinnati by score of 5-3. Adam Wainwright struggled again on the mound giving up four runs on five hits through six innings. The Cardinals will look to Lance Lynn was been their ace this season to rebound in this important series. Lynn won his last outing in which he struck out seven and six shutout innings versus the Rockies.
The Reds maintained their ground in the division race with a win on Friday night to keep the pressure on both the Cardinals and the Pirates. The Reds offense and their pitching and defense looks like it may be hitting their stride. Mat Latos allowed only two runs on four hits in the win yesterday and Mike Leake will look to keep the ball rolling on the mound this afternoon. He has just allowed six runs in his last four outings which has spanned 31 innings.
While Lynn has definitely pitched well this season, we really like we are seeing from the Reds as a whole lately. Leake looks like he is pitching the best he has all season and we will take Cincinnati at home as a moneyline favorite this game and before betting read online sportsbook reviews.