Cincinnati (68-51) at Arizona (47-73), 9:40 p.m. EDT, Sports.com Line: Cincinnati -123, Arizona +113 Total: 9.5
The Reds and Diamondbacks continue their three-game series at Chase Field tonight. The Reds have won four straight and are two games up on St. Louis in the NL Central. They are trying to reach the postseason for the first time since 1995. Vegas Odds
Edinson Volquez (3-1, 4.25 ERA) will get the start for the Reds. He has been masterful in his last three starts, going 2-0 with a 1.53 ERA. This will only be Volquez’s second career start against the Diamondbacks (6 IP, 2 ER, 6 BB, 8 K on 9/13/08). Betting Lines
Rodrigo Lopez (5-11, 4.93 ERA) takes the mound for Arizona. Lopez is 0-4 with a 6.69 ERA in his last six starts. The Diamondbacks are 9-15 when Lopez starts this season, while the Reds have won four straight and five of the six Volquez starts this year. Football Odds
FoxSheets says: CINCINNATI is 26-11 (+13.9 Units) against the money line when playing against a bad team (Win Pct. 38% to 46%) this season. The average score was CINCINNATI 5.3, OPPONENT 3.4 – (Rating = 2*).