MLB Picks: San Francisco Giants vs. Cincinnati Reds
The Cincinnati Reds have won their last four home games versus left-handed starters, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Monday, as they open up a series against the San Francisco Giants at the Great American Ball Park.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Reds are listed as minus-170 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, while the betting total sits at nine in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this National League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering a prediction along the way.
San Francisco Giants
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The San Francisco Giants snapped a season-high six-game losing streak Sunday, as they picked up a 5-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies as minus-127 road favorites, while going UNDER the betting total for a fourth consecutive contest.
Giants starting pitcher Mike Kickham is 0-2 with a 10.57 ERA in two starts this season.
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The Cincinnati Reds went 2-6 on their recent eight-game road trip, which ended with a 3-2 setback to the Texas Rangers as plus-135 underdogs on Sunday.
Reds starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo is 4-2 with a 1.72 ERA in his last nine starts against the San Francisco Giants.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Cincinnati Reds as one of their MLB picks Friday, as they've won Bronson Arroyo's last five starts as a home favorite of minus-151 to minus-200.
MLB Pick: Cincinnati Reds minus-170
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