Cincinnati Reds at Detroit Tigers 9/13/23 - MLB Betting Picks and Odds
Cincinnati Reds vs. Detroit Tigers
Sep. 13, 2023
Latest Odds : DET -142 ; O/U 8.5
The Cincinnati Reds continue a road trip in Detroit on Wednesday for game two of three against the Tigers. Cincinnati is three games above .500 fighting for a Wild Card spot in the National League following a six run win against the Saint Louis Cardinals. The Reds will turn to Connor Phillips Wednesday to make his second start of his career. Phillips has struggled in just one outing this year after giving up five runs on six hits across 4.2 innings resulting in a 9.64 ERA. As a team Cincinnati carries a 4.73 ERA as opponents have a .256 batting average this season.
Offensively Cincinnati has been stellar having scored 686 runs on 1220 hits this season. The Cincinnati power has shined as well as the Reds have hit 169 home runs to go along with a .415 slugging percentage. TJ Friedl is the most consistent bat in the Cincinnati lineup with a .270 batting average to lead the team. Spencer Steer has supplied the power for Cincinnati leading the team with twenty home runs and 78 RBIs.
The Detroit Tigers stay at home Wednesday 11 games below .500 after winning three of the last four including two in a row after a one run win over the Chicago White Sox. The Detroit offense has been a bottom feeder in baseball this season as the Tigers have a .235 batting average to go along with 1134 total hits and 143 games played. Matt Vierling leads Detroit this season with a .270 batting average and carries a .329 on base percentage. Spencer torelon is the pop in the Detroit lineup leading the team with 27 home runs and 78 RBI 's.
Sawyer Gipson-Long got the win for Detroit against Chicago giving up just two runs on four hits across 5 innings of work. The Detroit bullpen shut it down allowing just one hit and no runs over the final four innings to secure the win. Offensively Detroit did just enough with nine hits in 33 at bats including three with runners in scoring position to score three runs in the game. Spencer Torkelson led the way for the team with two hits and four at bats to drive in two total runs.
Recent Betting Trends:
* The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 14 games.
* The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road.
* The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
* The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games.
* Detroit are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
Free Betting Pick: Cincinnati Reds +120
The Reds come into Wednesday needing to win to keep their playoff hopes alive. Expect Cincy to thrive on the road against a lackluster team. The Reds will do the job in Detroit to pick up the needed win to put themselves closer to the playoffs. Final Score Prediction, Cincinnati Reds win 6-2.