The Cincinnati Reds take on the Oakland Athletics on the west coast tonight for the second of their three game series. Homer Bailey and AJ Griffin are the scheduled starters respectively. Check out the updated MLB odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Reds come in locked in a tight race in the NL Central, 2.5 games behind the Cardinals for first place in the NL Central. They have won five of their last ten and are 19-18 on the road this season. Homer Bailey enters today’s matchup with a 4-5 record, a 3.75 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP. In his last ten starts he has a 3-3 record with a 4.22 ERA. In his last start in Pittsburgh he surrendered six hits and two earned runs while striking out eight batters. His last road start in Chicago he gave up four hits and no runs in eight innings while striking out eight.
The Oakland Athletics enter one game out of first place in the AL Central behind the Texas Rangers. They have won just three of their last ten games and have lost their last two contests. They are 22-12 at home this season and are one game up for the second wild card spot. AJ Griffin comes in with a 5-6 record and 3.90 record to go with a 1.15 WHIP. In his last 10 starts he is 3-4 with a 3.53 ERA in 63 2/3 innings pitched. In his last start he received a no decision against the Rangers tossing 5 1/3 innings while giving up three hits and two earned runs.
Take the over in this matchup. Both of these teams can hit and neither pitcher has been outstanding as of late but first read about sportsbook reviews.