David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Anthony Desclafani
MLB Betting: Cincinnati Reds vs. Miami Marlins
- Over/Under: 7.5
- First Pitch: 7:10 p.m. ET
- Probable Pitchers: Anthony DeSclafani (7-6, 4.92 ERA) vs. Jose Urena (7-12, 4.21 ERA)
Zylbert’s 2018 MLB Over/Under Betting Record: 96-70-4, +18.60 units
Yesterday’s Result: Twins-Athletics Under 8.5, Berrios vs. Hendriks (loss)
*Each bet graded as if it were to win 1 unit
There’s no question it can be difficult handicapping a game near the end of the season that involves two losing teams wrapping up an unsuccessful campaign.
Undoubtedly, this weekend’s series between the 60-93 Marlins and 66-89 Reds — two of the three worst National League clubs — fits that bill.
But the starting pitching matchup in this third contest of a four-game set from Marlins Park has a lot to like from a betting perspective.
After all, one of the probable starters going this evening, Anthony DeSclafani, will pitch against the organization that he broke into the major leagues with for the first time since being traded four years ago. Thus, you know he won’t simply be going through the motions.