Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 4/16/2022

by | Apr 16, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers (5-2) will put their four-game win streak to the test when they host the Cincinnati Reds (2-6) Saturday at 10:10 PM ET. Oddsmakers consider the Dodgers -247 favorites to extend their streak, while the Reds are +201 underdogs looking for the upset. Los Angeles’ Julio Urias gets the start, and he’ll go against Cincinnati’s Hunter Greene.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds: Predictions, Betting Odds, Spread, Line

Dodgers vs Reds Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Dodgers -247 +201 9 -110 -110 -1.5 -129 +108

Computer Predictions for Dodgers vs. Reds

Our computer pick: Cincinnati Reds (+201) and Under (9)

Dodgers vs. Reds Game Info

  • Los Angeles Dodgers probable starting pitcher: Julio Urías
  • Cincinnati Reds probable starting pitcher: Hunter Greene
  • Game Day: Saturday, April 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Cincinnati Reds Pitching Matchup

Urías Greene
1 GS 1
0-1 W-L 1-0
13.50 ERA 5.40
2.0 IP 5.0
2 BB 2
0 SO 7

Dodgers Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias (0-1) makes the start for the Dodgers, his second of the season.
  • In his last time out on Sunday, the lefty tossed two innings against the Colorado Rockies, allowing three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • In one games this season, he has a 13.50 ERA and 0.0 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .462 against him.
  • The opposing Reds offense has the 26th-ranked slugging percentage (.312) and ranks 14th in MLB play with seven home runs. It has a collective .191 batting average, and is 24th in MLB with 49 total hits and 14th in MLB action scoring 31 runs.

Reds Starter Hunter Greene

  • Greene will take to the mound for the Reds, his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw five innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing four hits against the Atlanta Braves.
  • He has pitched to a 5.40 ERA this season with 12.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.6 walks per nine across one games.
  • The Dodgers have scored 37 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB. They have 65 hits, sixth in baseball, with six home runs (19th in the league).

Dodgers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Dodgers have won five of the seven games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Los Angeles has played as a favorite of -247 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Dodgers, based on the moneyline, is 71.2%.
  • So far this season, Los Angeles and its opponents have hit the over in two of their seven games with a total.
  • The Dodgers are 5-2-0 against the spread in their seven chances this season.

Reds Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Reds came away with 25 wins in the 60 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Cincinnati did not lose in one game last year when given odds of +201 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Reds have a 33.2% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents hit the over in 81 of their 160 games with a total set by oddsmakers last season.
  • The Reds had an against the spread record of 54-63-0 in 117 games with a line last season.

Dodgers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Gavin Lux’s .381 average leads the Dodgers this year. His resume also includes one home run and driven in five RBI.
  • Including all MLB hitters, Lux ranks 12th in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage, and 16th in slugging.
  • Lux has collected a hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .375 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Trea Turner is hitting .300 with a triple and a walk.
  • Turner ranks 155th in homers and 38th in RBI among all MLB hitters this year.
  • Turner enters this game looking for his sixth game in a row with a hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a triple, a walk and four RBI.
  • Will Smith has put up a team-best six runs batted in.
  • Max Muncy has a double, a home run and six walks while batting .167.
Freddie Freeman 159 .300 .393 .503 31 83 180
Trea Turner 148 .328 .375 .536 28 77 195
Max Muncy 144 .249 .368 .527 36 94 124
Justin Turner 151 .278 .361 .471 27 87 148
Mookie Betts 122 .264 .367 .487 23 58 123

Reds Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Tyler Stephenson leads the Reds in home runs (two) and runs batted in (six).
  • Stephenson ranks 14th in homers and 22nd in RBI among all batters in the majors.
  • Tyler Naquin is batting .320 to lead the lineup.
  • Naquin is 51st overall in homers and 91st in RBI this season.
  • Kyle Farmer is batting .308 with two doubles and two walks.
  • Brandon Drury has put up a team-high two home runs.
Tyler Stephenson 7 .250 .360 .550 2 6 5
Tyler Naquin 7 .320 .393 .560 1 3 8
Kyle Farmer 8 .308 .400 .385 0 5 8
Brandon Drury 6 .286 .286 .786 2 4 4
Jake Fraley 7 .136 .208 .318 1 3 3

Betting Tips for Dodgers vs. Reds

We have the Reds on the moneyline at +201 on the moneyline as our best bet in this game after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer prediction sees the scoring going under the total of 9 runs.

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