Cincinnati Reds vs Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks, Odds, Predictions 04/20/21

Arizona Diamondbacks (6-10) at Cincinnati Reds (9-6)

MLB Baseball: Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 6:40 p.m. (Great American Ball Park)

Zac Gallen (0: 0) (2.25) against Luis Castillo (1: 1) (7.04)

The Line: Cincinnati Reds -127 / Arizona Diamondbacks +117 — Over / Under: 8 Click here for the latest betting odds

TV: Bally Sports Ohio, Bally Sports Arizona Stream the MLB game of the day on ESPN + all season. Join Now! advertising

The Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cincinnati Reds meet in MLB action from the Great American Ballpark on Tuesday.

The Arizona Diamondbacks aim to build on a 5-2 win over the Washington Nationals in their final match. Tim Locastro leads the Diamondbacks with a batting average of 0.269 and an OBP of 0.345, while Eduardo Escobar shares the team lead with Locastro with 14 hits with team highs of 6 home runs and 11 RBIs. Escobar also has the dubious distinction of leading Arizona with 13 eliminations, while David Peralta has had a pair of threes and Ketel Marte has a team high of 4 doubles this season. Zac Gallen will start here and is 0-0 this season with 2.25 ERA and 8 strikeouts. This is Gallen’s second career start against Cincinnati.

The Cincinnati Reds will be looking to bounce back from a 6-3 loss to Cleveland last time around. Nick Castellanos leads the Reds with a batting average of 0.295 and 18 hits with a total of 5 home runs and 10 RBIs, while Mike Moustakas has an OBP of 0.404 and 4 doubles. Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suarez each have 4 doubles. Tyler Naquin continues to lead the Reds this season with 6 home runs and 15 RBIs. Luis Castillo is expected to nod on the hill here and stand 1-1 with 7.04 ERA and 12 strikeouts this season. In his career, Castillo is 2-4 with a 4.25 ERA and 41 strikeouts against Arizona.

Get the best bets from the experts on today’s games

Arizona is 4-1 in their last 5 games against NL Central and 7-3 in their last 10 series opening matchups, while the under 4-1 has been an underdog in their last 5 games. Cincinnati is 6-2 in their last 8 home games and 8-3 in their last 11 series opening games, while the one is under 4-1 in their last 5 games after a loss. The under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings between these two teams.

This is a tough question as both starters are good. But Gallen may be the better arm with the least reliable offense behind it, while Cincinnati is good at home, but Castillo has a swollen ERA. I think if Arizona is going to steal a game it is this one, so I’m going to reject Arizona’s way here.

Click here for that Best Online US Sports Betting Risk Free Betting And Sign Up Bonuses This Week April 2021

Chris’ choice
Arizona +117

The choice in this article is the author’s opinion, not a consensus on Sports Chat Place’s website.

Comments are closed.