Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Phillies Prediction 4/3/2024

The Philadelphia Phillies are playing for the first time this season while the Cincinnati Reds are coming off a loss. The Phillies are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Reds are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Reds. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Reds vs Phillies

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The Phillies and Reds played a high-scoring game in the previous matchup of this series, with the Phillies pulling away late for a 9-4 win. Bryce Harper led the Phillies’ offense with three home runs and six RBIs, while Brandon Marsh also went deep for Philadelphia.

Spencer Turnbull got the start for the Phillies and didn’t give up a run in his five innings of work, but he didn’t factor into the decision. Ricardo Pinto picked up the save, while Graham Ashcraft took the loss for the Reds. Ashcraft gave up two earned runs in six innings and took advantage of a quality start.

The Reds made things interesting by tying the game at 4-4 in the 8th inning, but the Phillies put up five runs in the 7th and added an insurance run in the 8th. Cincinnati scored two runs in the 9th, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Phillies’ late surge.

Frankie Montas Gets The Start For The Reds

Frankie Montas will take the mound for the Cincinnati Reds as they face the Philadelphia Phillies on the road. In his first start of the season, Montas tossed six scoreless innings against the Nationals, allowing just four hits and no walks.

Reds Offense Breakdown

If you’re looking for some player props for the Reds, we have Christian Encarnacion-Strand as our top projected hitter for the team. His total hits projection is 15th best in the league today, and he also has the 9th best odds to hit a home run. Jonathan India is our 2nd best hitter for the Reds, with his total hits projection 23rd in the league and his home run odds 12th best.

Zack Wheeler Gets The Start For The Phillies

Zack Wheeler will be making his second start of the season, and his first at home, when he takes the mound against the Cincinnati Reds. In his first outing, Wheeler tossed six scoreless innings against the Braves, allowing just five hits and no walks. He did not factor into the decision, but he will look to build off that strong start in his home debut.

Phillies Offense Breakdown

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For the Phillies, we like Kyle Schwarber to have a big game at the plate. He has the highest home run projection on the team and the 6th highest in the league today. Bryce Harper is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits and home runs, with his home run projection coming in at 8th in the league. Trea Turner has the top hits projection for the Phillies and his home run projection is 10th in the league.


Reds vs Phillies Prediction


With the Reds coming in at +156 on the money line, this is a great payout for a team that we actually have winning this game. Our predicted final score is 5-4 in favor of the Reds, and with this payout, we would recommend loading up on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Zack Wheeler is projected to finish with six strikeouts, compared to Frankie Montas at six. However, Wheeler is going off the board as the seventh best option to pick up a win, compared to Montas at third.

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