Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Milwaukee Brewers vs Cincinnati Reds Prediction 4/8/2024

The Milwaukee Brewers (6-2) travel to face off against the Cincinnati Reds (5-4) on Monday, April 8th. This game will be played at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati and televised on BSOH. The Brewers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Reds are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mariners. First pitch is set for 6:40 ET.

Brewers vs Reds

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The Brewers Are Coming Off A Win

Milwaukee closed out their series with the Mariners by picking up a 12-4 win. This game was all Brewers from the start, as they scored three runs in the 1st inning and added another three in the 2nd. The Mariners pulled to within three runs after scoring two in the 9th, but the Brewers offense was able to close things out by scoring twice in their half of the 9th.

Colin Rea put together a quality start for the Brewers, going six innings and giving up just one earned run on seven hits. He struck out three in his outing. Offensively, William Contreras went 4/5 with two homers and five RBIs. Willy Adames hit the other homer for the Brewers, going 1/5 with one RBI.

Aaron Ashby Gets The Start For The Brewers

Aaron Ashby takes the mound for the Brewers in today’s game versus the Reds. It’s his opportunity to start the season on the right foot, as this will be his first outing of the year.

Brewers Offense Breakdown

For the Brewers, we like Rhys Hoskins to have a good game offensively. He has the highest home run projection on the team and the 8th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a long shot, Jake Bauers has the 13th best home run projection in the league today. Christian Yelich has the 13th best home run projection in the league as well.

The Reds Are Coming Off A Win

Cincinnati heads into to today’s game looking to bounce back from a tough 3-1 loss in their series final with the Mets. Heading into the 9th inning, the Mets were leading just 1-0 before they scored twice in their half of the 9th. Cincinnati’s offense was able to scratch across one run in the bottom of the 9th, but it wasn’t enough to pull off the comeback.

Andrew Abbott was handed the loss but pitched well for the Reds, giving up just two earned runs and striking out four in his five innings of action. He did allow one home run. Offensively, the Reds had only three hits and didn’t have any timely hitting as their only run came in the 9th inning when they were already losing 3-0.

Graham Ashcraft Gets The Start For The Reds

Graham Ashcraft and the Reds are taking on the Brewers in this one. Ashcraft is making his second start of the season, and in his first outing, he took a loss against the Phillies. He went 6 innings, giving up 3 runs, 2 of which were earned, and struck out 5 batters.

Reds Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking for some Reds players to place some prop bets on, we have a few suggestions. Santiago Espinal has the highest hits projection on the team and his hits projection is 18th best in the league today. Christian Encarnacion-Strand has the best home run projection on the team and his home run projection is 7th best in the league today. Jeimer Candelario has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 11th best in the league today.


Brewers vs Reds Prediction


There are a few ways you could play this game, but we are going to stick with a straight up pick and have the Reds taking this one by a score of 6-5. If you like the Reds to win as well, you can get them at -114 on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Graham Ashcraft is projected to go 5 innings and finish with five strikeouts. As for the Brewers, they are projected to finish with nine strikeouts.

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