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Philadelphia Phillies at Cincinnati Reds Betting Pick

In the third game of a four game series, the Philadelphia Phillies are at the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. The Phillies won the series opener on Monday by a score of 7-0.

The Philadelphia Phillies are 15-9 on the season. The Phillies are in second place in the National League East, just behind the Atlanta Braves. The Phillies went to the World Series in 2022, and to the National League Championship Series in 2023.

For Cincinnati, they come into the game with a 13-10 record. The Reds are third place in the National League Central. The Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago Cubs are ahead of the Reds, while they are ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals.

The Cincinnati Reds and Philadelphia Phillies are both -110 in this game. The Reds and Phillies have a total of 8.5 runs in this one as well.

Winning Baseball for Phillies

Philadelphia started the game on Tuesday hot, scoring in the first inning. Alec Bohm doubled in JT Realmuto and the Phillies were on their way. After that though, the Philadelphia offense was shut down by Cincinnati.  The Phillies finished with just three hits in the game. They also had the same amount of errors.

 Philadelphia has been one of the top home run hitting teams in the league with 27 on the season. The top Phillies offensive players have been Trea Turner, Alec NBhm and Kyle Schwarber. Turner leads the team with a .340 batting average, while Bohm is at .294. Schwarber leads the team with six homeruns. Philadelphia after this series will head out on the road to San Diego. Following that, the Phillies are at the Angels for a three game series.

Spencer Turnbull is slated to take the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies in this game. Turnbull has been pretty strong this season. He has thrown 22 innings, and struck out 22 batters. He is 2-0 on the season with a 1.23 earned run average. His last start was on April 10th, where he beat the Chicago White Sox.

Cincinnati Reds in Middle of National League Central

For the Cincinnati Reds, they will send Nick Lodolo to the mound. Lodolo is 2-0 on the season, with a 0.75 earned run average. Lodolo has thrown 12 innings this season, and struck out 16 batters, walking just one. In the win on Tuesday, Andrew Abbott did not record a decision, going just 4.1 innings.

The Reds got an RBI in the first inning, and another in the third from Christian Encarnaction-Strand. He doubled in the first inning, and singled in the third. Cincinnati added a coupe more in the third, and did not give up the lead. The Reds come into this game 8th in Major League Baseball with 5.1 runs per game.

The Reds are led by slugger Elly De La Cruz. He has clubbed a team high seventh home run in the win on Tuesday.  Spencer Steer and De La Cruz both have 23 hits to lead the team on the season.. Cincinnati  heads to Texas to take on the Rangers in a weekend series next, before heading to San Diego.

Phillies Top Reds

The Philadelphia Phillies are going to win this game over the Cincinnati Reds. The Phillies have been one of the top teams in the National League this season. The Phillies have the bats, and their pitching has come through for them.

In this game, we like the Phillies offense to get to Lodolo. In the end, the Phillies win this one easily. Take the Philadelphia Phillies -1.5 at +150 over the Cincinnati Reds.

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