MLB Matchups  >>  Atlanta Braves vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 05/06/2013

 
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The Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.

Lefthander Paul Maholm will take the mound for the Braves to start this game. Maholm is 3-3 this season with a 3.08 ERA.

It'll be Bronson Arroyo toeing the rubber for the Reds in this contest. Righthander Arroyo is 2-3 with a 3.95 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 123-moneyline favorites versus the Braves, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Atlanta won its last outing, a 9-4 result against the Mets on May 5. Bettors who backed the Braves at -157 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Cincinnati won its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Cubs on May 5. Bettors who backed the Reds at -142 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Cincinnati has won 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Atlanta: 18-12 SU
Cincinnati: 18-14 SU
ATLANTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Atlanta
Cincinnati is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against Atlanta

NEXT UP:
Cincinnati home to Atlanta, Tuesday, May 7