Giants vs Reds: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 12, 2021

The San Francisco Giants (6-3) are set to take on the Cincinnati Reds (6-3) on Monday at 9:45 PM ET. The Giants are listed as -124 favorites by oddsmakers, while the underdog Reds have +106 odds. Aaron Sanchez starts for San Francisco while Wade Miley is Cincinnati’s starter for the contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 12, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Giants vs Reds Betting Lines

Giants Betting Insights

  • The Giants entered a game as favorites 17 times last season and won 12, or 70.6%, of those games.
  • San Francisco entered 15 games last season favored by -124 or more and was 11-4 in those contests.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53.3% chance of a victory for the Giants.
  • San Francisco and its opponents went over the total last season in 31 of their 57 opportunities.

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Reds Betting Insights

  • The Reds were victorous in eight, or 42.1%, of the 19 contests they were chosen as underdogs in last season.
  • Last season, Cincinnati was victorious five times in 11 chances when named as an underdog of +106 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 46.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents went over in 25 of their 60 games with a total set by sportsbooks last season.

Reds Probable Pitcher – Wade Miley

  • Miley (1-0) gets the start for the Reds, his second of the season.
  • His most recent time out came on Tuesday against the Pirates, when the left-hander threw six scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • The Reds have not been the underdog on the moneyline when Miley starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 12, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Giants Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-3
Home 3-0
Road 3-3
vs LHP (Starters) 4-1
vs RHP (Starters) 2-2
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 6-3

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Giants Probable Pitcher – Aarón Sánchez

  • Sanchez will get the start for the Giants, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he threw five innings against the Padres, giving up one earned run.
  • This will be his first game as the moneyline favorite this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 12, 2021 at 2:06 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Reds Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-3
Home 5-1
Road 1-2
vs LHP (Starters) 0-0
vs RHP (Starters) 6-3
Day Games 3-1
Night Games 3-2

Giants Hitting Stats

  • The Giants ranked 12th in MLB play with 81 home runs last season. They averaged 1.4 per game.
  • The Giants hit at least two dingers in 24 games last season, and went 18-6 in those contests.
  • Mike Yastrzemski finished with a .297 average and 35 RBI last season.
  • Brandon Belt hit .309 with an OBP of .421 and a slugging percentage of .591.

Reds Hitting Stats

  • The Reds ranked seventh in Major League Baseball with 90 home runs.
  • In 32 games on the road last season, they hit 33 homers, an average of 1 per contest.
  • Nicholas Castellanos hit .225 last season with 11 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 18 walks.
  • Eugenio Suarez hit 15 home runs with 38 runs batted in last year.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Reds (+106)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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