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Cincinnati Reds vs. Philadelphia Phillies

April 3, 2024

The Cincinnati Reds (3-2) and Philadelphia Phillies (2-3) will play game three of their series soon, on Wednesday, April 3, at 4:05 PM ET at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies are becoming moderate favorites, with a moneyline at -190.

Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview

The Reds were able to start the series off strong with a 6-3 win that needed extra innings. Spencer Steer won the game with a grand slam in the top of the 10th. However, they came up short in game two with a 9-4 defeat.

Steer has been excellent for them so far this season. He leads them with a batting average of .474 and an insane slugging percentage of .737. He also gets on base often, with a .524 on-base percentage.

Their offense has put up a batting average of .282, and they have allowed teams to have a batting average of .246. This is slightly positive and shows this dynamic to be in their favor. However, they have appeared volatile at times, and these differences might not last.

The Reds have an on-base percentage of .333 and a slugging percentage of .497. As for their ERA, they are currently at 4.60 and will need to make some adjustments to have a chance at victory.

Philadelphia Phillies Betting Preview

The Phillies were dominant in their game two 9-4 showing. Bryce Harper stood out exclusively as he landed three home runs by himself and bombed a grand slam at the bottom of the seventh to help add five runs in the inning.

Harper leads the team with three home runs and six RBIs. In addition, J.T. Realmuto is leading them with a batting average of .286. The two make a dangerous combination on offense and can quickly turn games around in their favor.

The Phillies are less appealing at the plate than the Guardians, with a batting average at.230. What makes it worse is that they are allowing .293 from their opponents, which will set them up for failure every time if they cannot keep their opponents to a respectable number.

They are getting on base with a .310 percentage and offer a slugging percentage of .370. Their ERA is also a cause for concern at 6.36, and they will need to drastically improve soon if they want to have a successful season.

Odds, Series Trends, and Free Pick

MyBookie has great MLB odds available, which show that the Philadelphia Phillies are favorites for success. According to market insights, the Phillies have a 59.2 percent chance of winning this game. Overall, the Phillies have some dynamic offensive weapons that can help push them to victory as long as their supporting cast plays their part.

Final Pick: Philadelphia Phillies -190