It’s been a week since the 2022 MLB season began and so far has not been disappointing for baseball fans. This time around we take a look at the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cincinnati Reds series that is taking place. So far, the Dodgers are 1 game ahead of the Reds but can they keep it up? Let’s find out with our Dodgers vs Reds Betting Pick before you place your bet!
As the second game begins today for these 2 baseball national foes, the Cincinnati Reds will be on the road. For baseball betting experts, the Reds playing at Dodger stadium is already places them at a disadvantage. Therefore, the sportsbooks have them as the clear underdog with a +190 Money Line.
Dodgers vs Reds Betting Prediction and Analysis for 04/15/2022
The Reds are playing on the road this Friday after struggling so far for this baseball season. At the moment, they have a 2-5 record and are the bottom of the rankings in the NL Central. Furthermore, they are no riding a 3-game losing streak following a 9-3 loss to the Dodgers last night.
During last night’s game, the Reds were able to keep up with the Dodgers until the eighth inning when the Dodgers went all out. According to baseball betting odds, the Reds have been strong this season but their pitching is what is hurting them. Their offense is averaging 4.5 runs per game while they are giving up 5.33 runs per game. The top player this season has been Tyler Stephenson with two home runs and driven in six runs.
On the other hand, the Los Angeles Dodgers are back at home and are on a 3-game winning streak. The complete opposite of the Reds and rank first in the NL West with a 4-2 record. Those who like to bet on baseball are looking for another big win when they take on the Reds.
In their last 3 games, the Dodgers had 23 runs with Austin Barnes on a two-game home run streak. Yesterday, the Dodgers’ offense was in top shape averaging 5 runs per game and ranking fifth in the league. Furthermore, they are also giving up 3.4 runs per game which is seventh best in the league.
Dodgers vs Reds Betting Pick
Game time: 04/15/2022 at 10:10 PM EDT
Bet on the Los Angeles Dodgers at -1.5
The Dodgers have begun to work better as a team with an offense that is becoming impressive. However, the Cincinnati Reds are in rough shape an are taking on a difficult opponent.
The Dodgers will do whatever it takes at home to keep their winning streak intact. Therefore, we predict the Los Angeles Dodgers and cover the spread with a final score of 8-2.