Marlins vs. Reds Odds, Picks, Predictions: Do Sharps Like Miami’s Value? (August 20)

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  • The Marlins look to end a four-game losing streak on Friday night against the Reds.
  • There has been big money coming in on one side of this matchup, and it's not on the postseason hopeful.
  • Michael Walton breaks down the matchup below.

Marlins vs. Reds Odds

Marlins Odds +231
Reds Odds -285
Over/Under 8.5 (-115 / +100)
Time 7:10 p.m. ET
TV MLB.TV

*MLB Odds as of Friday afternoon ET

The Marlins head into Great American Ball Park to take on the Reds on Friday night. Cincinnati enters the matchup in second place behind the Brewers in the National League Central, although its best path to the postseason is in the wild-card race.

The Reds have built a bit of momentum up already in this series, knocking off the Marlins 6-1 on Thursday night. This was a nice win for the Reds, who shockingly dropped two out of three to the woeful Cubs.

Miami is in the midst of a four-game losing streak. The Marlins’ offense has been rough over this stretch, producing two runs or fewer in three of those four defeats.

Miami did show some scoring ability in an 11-9 loss to the Braves on Aug. 18. In that loss, the Marlins showed some heart with six runs in the ninth inning, including a 390-foot Jesus Sanchez homer.

Our latest PRO Report shows signs that point to backing the Marlins to pull off the upset on Friday night.

MLB Picks: Marlins vs. Reds

Sharp Action

The line for Marlins vs. Reds opened up at Marlins +175 before hitting a low of +170 around 10 a.m. ET.

The moneyline has settled at a consensus of Marlins +165 as tracked by one Action Labs bet signal.

Big Money 

At the time of this writing, the 23% of bettors backing the Marlins have generated 44% of the money wagered on Friday’s matchup.

Top Experts

One of The Action Network’s top MLB experts is betting on the Miami Marlins.

PRO Report Pick: Marlins +165 (+172 at FanDuel)

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