Jun 21, 2022, 1:09 pm ET in MLB
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Expert Top Pick of the Day: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds

Expert Top Pick of the Day: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Los Angeles Dodgers are still at the top of the NL West Division with 40 victories and 25 defeats. This implies that the Dodgers are still one of the top teams in the National League and one of the best in MLB

Despite facing minor inconsistencies, the Dodgers are attempting to get back to solid victories after dropping their last series. LA will face the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park in Ohio tonight.  

As for the Reds, the season could not have gone worse. So far, Cincinnati remains at the bottom of the NL Central division. The Reds had a slight glint of success but could not prevent the three consecutive defeats that followed. 

For Cincinnati, it’s all about recovering and attempting to make the most of what is coming their way to reach higher in the standings. A series on their home field might just give them that chance. 

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds Schedule

  • Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2022
  • Time: 06:40 PM EDT
  • Location: Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Turner’s Dodgers to Continue to Dominate 

The Dodgers lost their series against the Cleveland Guardians 2-1. Although the team took a hit against the San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets, they have still managed to remain at the top of the league. 

What is missing from the Dodgers are more consistent streaks to back up the solid lineup that they have on the field. Since their series against the Diamondbacks in May, the Dodgers have not been able to get more than three straight wins in a row. 

For the Dodgers, Trea Turner has led LA with a .301 batting average and 49 runs batted in. Tyler Anderson has done his part in pitching by nailing eight wins and adding a total of 63 strikeouts. 

Farmer’s Reds to Drop a Four-Game Defeat Streak

The Reds were able to come back against the Diamondbacks and the Cardinals. Against Arizona and St. Louis, Cincinnati was able to nail three straight victories. Yet, fortune has not been on Cincinnati’s side lately. 

The Reds have been unable to get a win over the last four games. The Diamondbacks handed the Reds their first defeat, followed by three straight losses at the Milwaukee Brewers’ hands. 

Now the Reds have another chance to rise again at their home field. Kyle Farmer remains one of the top men on the Reds’ offensive lineup. He has a .282 batting average and 38 runs batted in. 

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds Odds Comparison

The Reds might be looking to get back, yet they will attempt to do so against a top team. The total has gone under in five of their last seven games for the Dodgers. As for the Reds, the total has gone over in eight of their last ten games when playing on a Tuesday. 

  • DraftKings has the Dodgers at -165, and the game total is 9.5. 
  • FanDuel has the Dodgers at -176, and the total is 9.5. 
  • Caesars has the Dodgers at -190, and the total is 9.5.

Godds Pick or Prediction of the Game

The Dodgers will step onto Cincinnati’s home field with a 20-13 road record. Still the best team in the NL West, the Dodgers might seem too much for the Reds to handle tonight. 

The only problem for the Reds is that they must face one of the top teams in the National League. These factors will tilt the odds in the Dodgers’ favor. 
Godds Pick/Prediction: The Dodgers to win and the over hits.