Los Angeles Dodgers at Cincinnati Reds Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 6/9/2014
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:10 PM on SNLA, FSOH
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Los Angeles Dodgers - Beckett, J (3-3) vs. Cincinnati Reds - Leake, M (3-5)
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Tuesday night, Josh Beckett and the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on Mike Leake and the Cincinnati Reds. Beckett will be making his 12th start as Leake makes his 13th.
Josh Beckett lost his second straight game in his last start and that dropped his record to 3 – 3 with a 2.57 ERA. In that outing, Beckett surrendered just 2 runs (on 2 solo homers) on 9 hits in 6 innings as he walked 2 and struck out 6. Without sufficient run support, Beckett got the loss. In an injury shortened season in 2013, Beckett was 0 – 5 with an ERA of 5.19 in 8 starts.
Last season, Beckett didn’t face the Reds but he has seen a few of their hitters in the past. Cincinnati’s Jack Hannahan is just 2 of 9 against Beckett but he has a home run and 3 RBIs against the veteran right-hander.
Mike Leake saw his record drop to 3 – 5 with a 3.29 ERA after he took the loss his last time out. In that start, Leake pitched 5 innings and surrendered 5 runs (on 2 homers) and 8 hits while walking 1 and striking out 6. The two home runs were the first for Leake since he gave up 3 in his start on April 26th. Leak has allowed 8 homers this season compared to 21 homers last season when he went 14 - 7 with a 3.37 ERA in 31 starts.
In 2013, Leake won his only start against the Dodgers after allowing 2 runs on 5 hits (including a homer) in 7.2 innings. The Dodgers have hit Leake well in the past but he will definitely need to look out for Andre Ethier. Ethier is 5 of 12 with 2 home runs and 5 RBIS against the young right-hander.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
Los Angeles Dodgers are 32-29-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Los Angeles Dodgers is 0.3
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 27-31-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cincinnati Reds is -0.3
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
06/08/14 2B Dee Gordon Hip questionables
06/08/14 RF Yasiel Puig Hip questionables
06/07/14 P Chris Withrow Elbow 60-day DL
05/29/14 LF Carl Crawford Ankle 15-day DL (5/28)
05/26/14 C A.J. Ellis Ankle 15-day DL (5/25)
05/21/14 3B Juan Uribe Hamstring 15-day DL (5/20)
03/27/14 P Chad Billingsley Elbow 60-day DL (3/19)
03/27/14 P Onelki Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (3/14)
03/27/14 P Scott Elbert Elbow 60-day DL (2/8)
05/21/14 1B Joey Votto Quad 15-day DL (5/16)
04/09/14 P Trevor Bell Elbow 15-day DL (4/08)
04/02/14 P Brett Marshall Finger 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 3B Jack Hannahan Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/28/14 P Mat Latos Knee 60-day DL (3/21)
Guy's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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