Indians Vs Reds: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 18, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 18, 2021

The Cincinnati Reds (9-5) will vie for their eighth straight home victory when they host the Cleveland Indians (7-7) on Sunday at 1:10 PM ET. The Indians are listed as -157 favorites to stop the streak, while the Reds are +135 underdogs to keep their streak alive.
Cleveland’s Shane Bieber gets the start, and he’ll go against Cincinnati’s Wade Miley.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 18, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Indians vs Reds Betting Lines

Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians have entered the game as favorites eight times this season and won five of those games.
  • This season, Cleveland has won four of its six games when favored by at least -157 on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 58.9% chance of a victory for the Indians.
  • The Indians and their opponents have combined to hit the over two times in their last 10 games with a total.

Indians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.8
HR 14
ERA 3.05
K/9 9.9

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Reds Betting Insights

  • The Reds have split the two contests they have played as underdogs this season.
  • This is the worst odds of a win that sportsbooks have given Cincinnati this season with a +135 moneyline set for this game.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Reds have a 41.1% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Reds and their opponents have combined to clear the total six times.

Reds Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 5.6
HR 15
ERA 3.99
K/9 9.7

Reds Probable Pitcher – Wade Miley

  • The Reds will look to Miley (2-0) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday against the Giants, when he went five scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • Miley enters this game with two outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • The Reds have not been a moneyline underdog when Miley starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 18, 2021 at 2:11 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 7-7
Home 4-1
Road 3-6
vs LHP (Starters) 3-4
vs RHP (Starters) 4-3
Day Games 0-1
Night Games 7-6

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Indians Probable Pitcher – Shane Bieber

  • The Indians will send Bieber (1-1) to the mound for his fourth start this season.
  • The right-hander did not allow a run in nine innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the White Sox.
  • The 25-year-old’s 2.11 ERA ranks 18th, his .890 WHIP ranks 18th, his 35 strikeouts rank second, his 14.80 K/9 ranks second, and his 3.40 BB/9 ranks 15th among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 18, 2021 at 2:11 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Reds Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 9-5
Home 7-1
Road 2-4
vs LHP (Starters) 1-0
vs RHP (Starters) 8-5
Day Games 4-1
Night Games 5-4

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians are eighth in baseball with 19 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
  • The Indians average 1.1 home runs per road game this season (10 total away from home).
  • Cleveland has 14 home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Eddie Rosario is batting .245 for Cleveland with a team-high eight RBI.
  • Jose Ramirez has collected 12 hits this season and has an OBP of .293. He’s slugging .423 on the year.

Reds Hitting Stats

  • No team in MLB has hit more homers than the Reds, who have connected on 23 this season.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in nine games this season and are 7-2 in those matchups.
  • Cincinnati has hit 15 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Jesse Winker has accumulated a team-high batting average of .394.
  • Nicholas Castellanos has put his power on display as he paces his team with five home runs.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Indians (-157)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

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

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