Reds vs Giants: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 14, 2021

Written By Staff on April 14, 2021

A pair of baseball’s top sluggers square off when the Cincinnati Reds (7-4) and the San Francisco Giants (7-4) meet at 3:45 PM ET on Wednesday at Oracle Park. Nicholas Castellanos has four homers (seventh in the league) for the Reds (), and Evan Longoria ranks seventh in MLB play with four dingers this season for the Giants (). Cincinnati has Tyler Mahle starting, while San Francisco will counter with Johnny Cueto.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 14, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Reds vs Giants Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Mahle (CIN) Pitcher Cueto (SF)
1 – 0 W/L 1 – 0
9.0 IP 14.1
2.00 ERA 2.51
1.110 WHIP 0.980
15.0 K/9 8.8
6.0 BB/9 2.5

Reds Probable Starter Tyler Mahle

  • Mahle (1-0) takes the mound first for the Reds to make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Diamondbacks, when the righty went four scoreless innings without allowing a hit.
  • The Reds were favored on the moneyline for two Mahle starts this season — they won both.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Giants Stats vs Mahle

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Evan Longoria 6 .333 2 0 0 .333 .666
Brandon Crawford 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.100
Buster Posey 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Wilmer Flores 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Tommy La Stella 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666
Brandon Belt 2 1.000 2 2 3 1.000 5.000
Austin Slater 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 2.000

Giants Probable Starter Johnny Cueto

  • The Giants will send Cueto to the mound for his third start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Friday against the Rockies, throwing 8 2/3 innings and giving up one earned run.
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Cueto

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Nick Castellanos 10 .100 1 0 0 .182 .282
Joey Votto 10 .300 3 1 3 .300 .900
Mike Moustakas 8 .500 4 1 3 .556 1.681
Eugenio Suárez 8 .125 1 0 1 .222 .347
Tucker Barnhart 7 .286 2 0 1 .250 .679
Kyle Farmer 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Reds Betting Trends

  • Last season the Reds had the No. 27 offense in baseball scoring 4.1 runs per game (243 total runs).
  • The Reds finished 23-18 in games they were favored on the moneyline last season (winning 56.1% of those games).
  • When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -129 or shorter, Cincinnati went 16-14 (53.3%).
  • Cincinnati combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 25 times last season for a 25-33-2 record against the over/under.
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Giants Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Giants won 17 out of the 40 games, or 42.5%, in which they were the underdog.
  • San Francisco was 14-21 last season when entering a game as the underdog by +110 or more on the moneyline.
  • Games involving San Francisco went over the total set by oddsmakers in 31 of 57 chances last season.

Reds Players to Watch

  • Castellanos hit .225 last season with 11 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB action, Castellanos ranked 18th in HR.
  • Eugenio Suarez hit 15 home runs with 38 RBI last year.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB play, Suarez’s 15 HR ranked 15th, and his 38 RBI ranked 22nd.

Reds Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Nicholas Castellanos 218 .225 37 14 34 .295 .781
Eugenio Suárez 198 .202 29 15 38 .309 .779
Joey Votto 186 .226 32 11 22 .351 .797
Jesse Winker 149 .255 27 12 23 .388 .932
Mike Moustakas 139 .230 13 8 27 .327 .795
Tucker Barnhart 98 .204 10 5 13 .291 .679
Nick Senzel 70 .186 8 2 8 .247 .604
Kyle Farmer 64 .266 4 0 4 .329 .642
Aristides Aquino 47 .170 7 2 8 .304 .623
Tyler Stephenson 17 .294 4 2 6 .400 1.047

Giants Players to Watch

  • Mike Yastrzemski finished with a .297 average and 35 RBI last season.
  • Yastrzemski ranked 19th in SLG (.568), and 12th in OBP (.395) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Brandon Belt collected 46 hits, posted an OBP of .421 and a .591 SLG.
  • Belt ranked 15th in BA (.309), and third in OBP (.421) among qualified hitters in the majors.

Giants Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Flores 198 .268 30 12 32 .311 .826
Tommy La Stella 196 .281 31 5 25 .370 .819
Evan Longoria 193 .254 26 7 28 .297 .722
Mike Yastrzemski 192 .297 39 10 35 .395 .963
Dónovan Solano 190 .326 22 3 29 .365 .828
Brandon Crawford 172 .256 26 8 28 .319 .784
Mauricio Dubon 157 .274 21 4 19 .337 .726
Alex Dickerson 151 .298 28 10 27 .363 .939
Brandon Belt 149 .309 25 9 30 .421 1.012
Darin Ruf 87 .276 11 5 18 .370 .887

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