The Cincinnati Reds had the worst start of the season in the entire MLB and will try to get higher in the standings when they host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH, on June 8, 2022.
- Cincinnati Reds vs Arizona Diamondbacks
- MLB – Regular season
- Date – 8/6/2022
- Starting time – 8:10 PM ET
- Venue: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Cincinnati Reds Stats & Form
The Cincinnati Reds are at the bottom of the NL Central with a 20-35 record.
They have lost 3 of the last 5 games but are coming off two consecutive wins against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Cincinnati is 9th in the league scoring 4.71 runs per game and is ranked 28th in the league allowing 5.58 runs per game.
Tommy Pham has seven doubles and seven home runs for the Reds. Brandon Drury is 13-for-39 with three home runs over the past 10 games.
Cincinnati has lost 9 of the last 13 games as favourites and 37 of the last 52 games against teams from the NL West.
Cincinnati Reds News
Brandon Drury, Mike Moustakas, Vladimir Gutierrez, Tyler Naquin, Justin Wilson, Connor Overton, Donovan Solano, Lucas Sims, Jonathan India, Jake Fraley, Nick Lodolo, Daniel Duarte, Max Schrock, Justin Dunn and Tejay Antone will not be available for the Reds today.
Arizona Diamondbacks Stats & Form
The Arizona Diamondbacks are fourth in the NL West with a 26-31 record.
They have lost 4 consecutive games including the opening two of the series against the Cincinnati Reds.
The Diamondbacks are 25th in the league scoring 3.95 runs per game and 25th allowing 4.95 runs per game.
Christian Walker has eight doubles and 14 home runs for the Diamondbacks. Ketel Marte is 11-for-34 with six doubles, two home runs and five RBI over the last 10 games.
Arizona has lost 42 of the last 59 games against left-handed pitchers and 67 of the last 90 road games.
Arizona Diamondbacks News
Humberto Castellanos, Luke Weaver, Nick Ahmed, Carson Kelly and J.B. Bukauskas will not be available for the Diamondbacks today.
Cincinnati Reds vs Arizona Diamondbacks Head-to-Head Stats
The Arizona Diamondbacks have won 6 of the last 10 games against the Cincinnati Reds including 3 of the last 5 on the road.
Five of the last ten games between these two rivals have ended under 9.5 runs.
Cincinnati Reds vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds
The Cincinnati Reds are favourites to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks with the odds at -120 for their win while the odds for the Diamondbacks win are at 100.
The total run margin is set at 9.5 with both ways at -111.
Things weren’t going well for the Cincinnati Reds heading into this series with the Arizona Diamondbacks but they have seemed to take advantage of this matchup in the first two games of the series. Both teams are near the bottom of their divisions and will have a long way to go to get into the post season conversation even though it is still early in the season.
The Reds will start Mike Minor tonight who is 0-1 for the season with an 11.25 ERA while the Diamondbacks will start with Merrill Kelly tonight who is 4-3 for the season with a 3.66 ERA. Arizona won lost the opening two games of the season but won the last three visits in Cincinnati last season. Kelly is pretty confident pitcher and will lead his team to a win that will cut their losing streak to four games.