Indians Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on April 16, 2021

The Cleveland Indians (7-5) visit the Cincinnati Reds (7-5) at 7:10 PM ET on Friday, providing a matchup between two top-10 power hitters. Franmil Reyes has four homers (eighth in the league) for the Indians (), while Tyler Naquin is fourth in MLB play with five long balls this season for the Reds (). Cleveland’s Logan Allen and Cincinnati’s Jeff Hoffman pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 16, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Indians vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Allen (CLE) Pitcher Hoffman (CIN)
1 – 1 W/L 1 – 1
10.0 IP 9.1
2.70 ERA 3.86
1.200 WHIP 1.290
7.2 K/9 7.7
4.5 BB/9 2.9

Indians Probable Starter Logan Allen

  • The Indians will look to Allen (1-1) to open the game and make his third start this season.
  • In his last time out on Sunday, the left-hander threw five innings against the Tigers, allowing one earned run while surrendering two hits.
  • The opposing Reds offense has the second-best slugging percentage (.477) and has hit the first-most home runs (20) in all of MLB. They have a collective .262 batting average, and are seventh in the league with 106 total hits and first in MLB play scoring 75 runs.
  • The Indians were favored on the moneyline for two Allen starts this season — they split the games.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Allen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mike Moustakas 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Reds Probable Starter Jeff Hoffman

  • Hoffman will take to the mound for the Reds, his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Diamondbacks, throwing 4 1/3 innings and giving up three earned runs.
  • The Indians have scored 46 runs this season, which ranks 25th in MLB. They have 75 hits, 28th in baseball, with 16 home runs (ninth in the league).
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 16, 2021 at 2:08 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Indians Stats vs Hoffman

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 8 .125 1 0 0 .222 .347
Josh Naylor 7 .143 1 0 0 .250 .393
Austin Hedges 7 .143 1 1 2 .333 .904
Cesar Hernández 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .533
Ben Gamel 3 .333 1 0 0 .500 .833

Indians Betting Trends

  • The Indians average 3.1 runs per game on the road while scoring 4.8 per contest at home.
  • The Indians score the 25th-most runs in baseball (46 total, 3.8 per game).
  • The Indians have won 62.5% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (5-3).
  • Cleveland has gone 5-3 when it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -109 or shorter (62.5%).
  • Cleveland has had an over/under set by bookmakers 11 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in two of those games (2-9).
  • Cleveland played as the moneyline favorite in seven of its last 10 games, and finished 5-2 in those matchups.

Reds Betting Trends

  • No team has scored more than the 75 runs the Reds have this season.
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 57 runs (9.5 per game) while plating 18 total away from Great American Ball Park, an average of 3.0 per contest.
  • The Reds have split the two games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cincinnati has played as an underdog of -107 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • So far this season, Cincinnati and its opponents have hit the over in eight of their 12 games with a total.
  • Cincinnati has been the underdog twice in the last 10 games and split those matchups 1-1.

Indians Players to Watch

  • Reyes leads the Indians in home runs (four) and runs batted in (eight).
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Reyes’ 4 HR rank eighth.
  • Eddie Rosario has a club-high .250 batting average.
  • Among the qualified batters in baseball, Rosario’s hits, average and OBP rank outside of the top 20.

Indians Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
César Hernández 45 .178 5 1 2 .275 .564
José Ramírez 45 .222 5 3 6 .286 .730
Franmil Reyes 43 .233 7 4 8 .277 .835
Eddie Rosario 40 .250 6 2 7 .326 .776
Josh Naylor 40 .225 3 0 0 .244 .544
Amed Rosario 28 .179 3 0 1 .258 .472
Andrés Giménez 27 .185 4 1 3 .214 .584
Jordan Luplow 23 .217 2 2 7 .308 .830
Roberto Pérez 23 .217 5 2 5 .438 .916
Jake Bauers 21 .143 0 0 1 .182 .372

Reds Players to Watch

  • Mike Moustakas is batting .289 with two home runs and five RBI for Cincinnati this season.
  • Moustakas ranks 12th in SLG among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Nicholas Castellanos has 15 hits and an OBP of .333 to go with a slugging percentage of .653 this season.
  • Castellanos ranks 19th in hits (15), and eighth in HR (4) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Reds Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Joey Votto 49 .184 5 2 6 .216 .522
Nicholas Castellanos 49 .306 10 4 8 .333 .986
Eugenio Suárez 39 .205 8 2 4 .347 .783
Mike Moustakas 38 .289 10 2 5 .404 .957
Jonathan India 36 .333 5 0 11 .395 .812
Tyler Naquin 34 .265 7 5 14 .359 1.094
Nick Senzel 32 .250 9 0 2 .351 .664
Tucker Barnhart 27 .333 6 1 7 .379 .972
Jesse Winker 23 .391 6 1 3 .440 1.049
Tyler Stephenson 19 .316 4 1 2 .350 .824

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