Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds odds, tips and betting trends | June 22

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers (41-25) are visiting the Cincinnati Reds (23-44), at 6:40 PM ET. The Reds have lost five in a row.

As the favorite, the Dodgers (-172 on the moneyline to win) take the field at the Reds (+148). The Los Angeles Dodgers will give the start to Tyler Anderson (8-0, 2.82 ERA), who is looking for win No. 9 on the season, and the Reds will turn to Luis Castillo (2-4, 3.33 ERA).

Yesterday, the Dodgers picked up an 8-2 win over the Reds, with Tony Gonsolin (5.0 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 4 K) earning the win for the Dodgers. Freddie Freeman finished 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and five RBI to lead the offensive attack. Tyler Mahle (6.0 IP, 4 R, 12 H, 4 K) picked up the loss for the Reds.

Before watching this Dodgers vs. Reds matchup, here is what you need to know about Wednesday’s action on the diamond.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Dodgers (-172, bet $172 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Reds (+148, bet $100 to win $148)
  • Over/under: 9.5

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Dodgers Stats and Trends

Dodgers Betting Records

  • This season, the Dodgers have won 43 out of the 70 games, or 61.4%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Los Angeles has a record of 32-19 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -172 on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 63.2% chance to win.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 30 of their 71 chances.
  • The Dodgers are 39-32-0 against the spread this season.

Tyler Anderson (Dodgers Probable Starter)

  • The Dodgers’ Anderson (8-0) will make his 11th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up one earned run in 8 1/3 innings pitched on Thursday in his last outing, a matchup with the Los Angeles Angels.
  • The 32-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with an ERA of 2.82, a 5.727 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .940.
  • He has earned a quality start five times in 10 starts this season.
  • In 10 starts, Anderson has pitched through or past the fifth inning eight times. He has a season average of 5.2 frames per outing.
  • The Reds have scored 289 runs this season, which ranks 18th in MLB. They have 520 hits, 26th in baseball, with 64 home runs (20th in the league).
  • The Reds have gone 2-for-14 with an RBI in one game against the left-hander this season.
  • The 32-year-old’s 2.82 ERA ranks 20th, .940 WHIP ranks ninth, and 8.5 K/9 ranks 25th among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign.

Dodgers Batting Stats

  • The Dodgers have hit 78 homers this season, which ranks 11th in the league.
  • Hitters for the Dodgers have a combined .423 slugging percentage this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
  • Los Angeles ranks ninth in MLB with a .250 team batting average.
  • The Dodgers have scored the fourth-most runs in the league this season with 334.
  • Los Angeles has an on-base percentage of .329 this season, which ranks second in the league.
  • The Dodgers have shown patience at the plate this season with the eighth-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.

Reds Stats and Trends

Reds Betting Records

  • The Reds have been underdogs in 51 games this season and have come away with the win 18 times (35.3%) in those contests.
  • This season, Cincinnati has come away with a win seven times in 25 chances when named as an underdog of at least +148 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Reds have a 40.3% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Cincinnati’s games have gone over the total in 36 of their 68 opportunities.
  • The Reds have posted a record of 31-37-0 against the spread this season.

Luis Castillo (Reds Probable Starter)

  • The Reds will send Castillo (2-4) to make his ninth start of the season. He is 2-4 with a 3.33 ERA and 43 strikeouts through 46 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s most recent appearance was on Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when he threw 7 2/3 innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up four hits.
  • In eight games this season, the 29-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.33, with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .203 against him.
  • Castillo is looking to secure his fifth straight quality start in this matchup.
  • Castillo is aiming for his eighth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.2 frames per start.
  • He will take the hill against a Dodgers squad that is hitting .250 as a unit (ninth in the MLB). They are also slugging a collective .423 (fourth in the league) with 78 total home runs (11th in MLB action).

Reds Batting Stats

  • The Reds average 1.0 home run per game to rank 20th in MLB action with 64 total home runs .
  • This season, the Reds’ .377 slugging percentage is 23rd in the league.
  • Cincinnati has the 20th-ranked batting average in the majors (.237).
  • Averaging 4.3 runs per game (289 total), the Reds are the 18th-highest scoring team in MLB play.
  • Cincinnati’s .307 on-base percentage is 21st in baseball.
  • The Reds strike out 8.4 times per game to rank 13th in baseball.

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