Cincinnati Reds VS Cleveland Indians

MLB Baseball 06:40 PM ET

Friday

08/03/2020

MLB Network, FS-OHIO, SportsTime Ohio

Spread: Cincinnati Reds -1.5

Over/Under: 8.5

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 8/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 8/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds 8/3/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Cleveland Indians will be dashing in the field against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Monday, August 03, 2020 at 6:40 PM ET. Cleveland will try to get back from their 3-1 loss to the Twins, Sunday. Meanwhile, Cincinnati aims to duplicate their Sunday victory over Detroit. The Indians, with a 5-5 standing and .500 in the season, are in 3rd  place behind the White Sox in the AL Central Division and  7th place in the American League. The Cincinnati Reds, with a 4-5 standing and .444 team percentage, are in 9th place behind the Giants in the National League. The Reds are in 3rd place behind the Brewers in the NL Central Division.

Cleveland’s Francisco Lindor recorded an RBI and Cesar Hernandez added a base hit as the Indians scored just 2 hits in the losing effort. Aaron Civale has 1-1 after allowing 3 runs on 5 hits, taking the loss for Cleveland. Zach Plesac is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA and 11 strikeouts this season, to start for Cleveland on Monday. Plesac will play for the 2nd time in his career versus the Reds.

Cleveland Indians vs Cincinnati Reds Predictions 8/3/2020

Cincinnati took game one and two with a score of 4-3 and 4-0, respectively. Nick Castellanos recorded a pair of home runs with three RBIs, and Shogo Akiyama added an RBI to seal off the scoring for the Reds in game one. Christian Colon scored a double with two RBIs, Aristides Aquino and Matt Davidson each chipped in a double to conclude Cincinnati’s victory in game two. The Reds assigned Sonny Gray as starter for Monday’s game. He is 2-0 with a 0.71 ERA and 20 strikeouts this season.

The Indians reported three key players injured. Catcher Roberto Perez will not play due to an injured shoulder. Center Fielder Delino DeShields with illness and Right Fielder Tyler Naquin with an injured toe cannot play also in tonight’s match-up. The Reds posted five key players injured on their roster. Starting Pitcher Wade Miley cannot play because of an injured groin. Relief Pitchers Matt Bowman and Robert Stephenson with an elbow and back injuries will be missing the actions tonight. First Baseman Joey Votto and Second Baseman Mike Moustakas will not play because of an injured hand and illness.

Cleveland Indians vs. Cincinnati Reds. The MLB Pick for this game is Cincinnati Reds -1.5. The Indians are 1-7 in their last 8 games on the road and 0-6 in their last 6 interleague outings on the road. The under is 6-0 in Cleveland’s last 6 contests overall. The Reds are 2-8 in their last 10 games at home, and 8-20 in their last 28 contests in the series opening. The over is 5-0-1 in Cincinnati’s last 6 outings against a team with a winning record. The prediction, pick the Cincinnati Reds to a predicted score of 6-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 6:40 PM ET

Location: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Date: Monday, August 03, 2020

TV: MLB Network, FS-OHIO, SportsTime Ohio

MLB Odds: Cincinnati Reds -1.5

MLB Totals: 8.5

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