San Francisco Giants at Cincinnati Reds Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/3/2014
Wednesday, May 4, 6:10 PM on CSBy, FSOH
Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
San Francisco Giants - Vogelsong, R (3-2) vs. Cincinnati Reds - Cingrani, T (2-5)
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On Wednesday night, Cincinnati Reds starter Tony Cingrani will be hoping to pick up his first win in over a month when he goes up against Ryan Vogelsong and the San Francisco Giants.
24-year-old Tony Cingrani lost his third straight start last week when he was beaten by the Arizona Diamondbacks on the road. He went five innings in that outing and allowed three runs (two earned) on seven hits while walking two and striking out three. Cingrani now has a 2-5 record on the year and has a 4.01 ERA through nine starts.
Outfielder Hunter Pence has had six at-bats against Cingrani and has two singles and no strikeouts. All-Star catcher Buster Posey is 0-for-4 against him with two walks and a strikeout.
Ryan Vogelsong had a no decision in his start against the St. Louis Cardinals last week after going 6.1 innings in the game and giving up four earned runs. He allowed seven hits in that start and struck out five batters while walking three. Vogelsong is striking out more batters this season than he did in 2013 and he has only given up six home runs in 62.2 innings of work.
Reds Second baseman Brandon Phillips hasn't been able to hit a homer off of Vogelsong yet, but he is 7-for-14 against him with a double and an RBI. Zack Cozart is hitless against the right-hander in six matchups.
San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
San Francisco Giants are 26-29-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for San Francisco Giants is 1
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
Cincinnati Reds are 24-29-2 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Cincinnati Reds is -0.2
Injuries to Watch
San Francisco Giants
06/02/14 1B Michael Morse Foot is upgraded to probable Tuesday vs. Cincinnati Reds
05/30/14 P Matt Cain Hamstring 15-day DL (5/22)
05/22/14 P Santiago Casilla Hamstring 15-day DL (5/22)
05/10/14 1B Brandon Belt Finger 15-day DL (5/10)
03/28/14 2B Marco Scutaro Back 60-day DL (3/21)
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)
Josh's Pick: Take San Francisco
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