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Wednesday’s MLB Over/Under: Matt Harvey Faces Team That Nearly Acquired Him

Aug 29, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey (32) prepares to pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers in the second inning at Great American Ball Park.

Betting odds: Milwaukee Brewers at Cincinnati Reds

  • Over/Under: 9
  • First Pitch: 7:10 p.m. ET
  • Probable Pitchers: Freddy Peralta (6-4, 4.02 ERA) vs. Matt Harvey (6-7, 4.77 ERA)

Zylbert’s 2018 MLB Over/Under Betting Record: 87-56-3, +25 units

Yesterday’s Result: Tigers-Royals Under 9, Boyd vs. Junis (WIN)

*Each bet graded as if it were to win 1 unit

Nice win last night — by a half-run, once again — and not only does that extend the streak to four, it also lifts me to a season-high 31 games above the .500 mark. Let’s just keep the line moving on this Wednesday.

It will be quite a unique scenario for Harvey, who gets set to face the team that was close to acquiring him via trade less than a week ago.

In an effort to beef up their starting pitching, Milwaukee claimed the Cincinnati right-hander on waivers, but couldn’t work out a deal with the division-rival Reds, who decided to hold on to the former All-Star and keep him as part of their rebuilding effort.

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