Guardians vs Reds MLB Preview (6/12/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on June 12, 2024
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The Cleveland Guardians are scheduled to play against the Cincinnati Reds on June 12, at 7:10 p.m. ET at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH. The game will be broadcasted on BSOH. MLB Betting Odds favor the Reds at home as they look to avenge yesterday’s loss.

Guardians vs Reds MLB Betting Odds Preview

The MLB betting odds favor the Reds on the moneyline. Major Ohio sportsbooks such as BetMGM list the home team (Reds) at -120, indicating a slight edge. Caesars offers the most favorable odds for the Reds at -115. The over/under across sportsbooks ranges from 8.0 to 8.5, implying a final score of 5-4 resulting in a Reds victory..

  • Bet365: Reds -115, Guardians -105, over/under 8.0
  • BetMGM: Reds -112, Guardians -104, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Reds -115, Guardians -105, over/under 8.0
  • BetRivers: Reds -120, Guardians +100, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change between the Reds and Guardians.

Guardians vs. Reds projected starting lineups

Guardians starting lineup

  1. CF Tyler Freeman (R)
  2. 3B José Ramírez (S)
  3. DH Josh Naylor (L)
  4. 1B David Fry (R)
  5. 2B Andrés Giménez (L)
  6. RF Gabriel Arias (R)
  7. LF Will Brennan (L)
  8. C Austin Hedges (R)
  9. SS Brayan Rocchio (S)

Reds starting lineup

  1. CF TJ Friedl (L)
  2. SS Elly De La Cruz (S)
  3. 3B Jeimer Candelario (S)
  4. 1B Spencer Steer (R)
  5. RF Jake Fraley (L)
  6. C Tyler Stephenson (R)
  7. LF Jacob Hurtubise (L)
  8. 2B Jonathan India (R)
  9. DH Will Benson (L)

Reds vs Guardians projected starters June 12

(CLE) Tanner Bibee (R)4-13.731.1925.96.5
(CIN) Nick Lodolo (L)6-22.920.9926.35.6

Reds vs Guardians Injuries

Cleveland Guardians: Key injuries include Shane Bieber (SP) out for the season with elbow surgery, Trevor Stephan (RP) and James Karinchak (RP) also out with elbow and shoulder issues respectively. Ben Lively (SP) is questionable with an undisclosed issue.

Cincinnati Reds: Emilio Pagán (RP) out with a right lat strain, expected to miss the first half of the 2024 season. Ian Gibaut (RP) and Brandon Williamson (SP) on the 60-day injured list with forearm and shoulder strains respectively. Noelvi Marte (SS) suspended for 80 games.

Cleveland Guardians Team Stats

The Cleveland Guardians lead the AL Central with a strong 43-22 record, showcasing their dominance this season. Their batting average stands at .24, with a notable 73 home runs and 60 stolen bases. The Guardians’ pitching staff impresses with a 3.42 ERA and 582 strikeouts, ranking them high in the league. In their last game against the Reds, they secured a win with 5 runs, 9 hits, and 11 strikeouts, maintaining a winning streak of 3 games and a last ten games record of 6-4.

  • Runs per game: 5.1
  • Team average: .24
  • Team home runs: 73
  • Team Stolen bases: 60
  • Team ERA: 3.42
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 582

Cincinnati Reds Team Stats

The Cincinnati Reds are positioned fourth in the NL Central with a 32-35 record. Their batting average is .227, complemented by 65 home runs and an impressive 98 stolen bases. The Reds’ ERA is 3.90 with 558 strikeouts, indicating room for improvement on the defensive side. Facing the Guardians previously, they lost with 5 runs against them. The Reds are 7-3 in their last 10, though they have lost their last two.

  • Runs per game: 4.3
  • Team average: .227
  • Team home runs: 65
  • Team Stolen bases: 98
  • Team ERA: 3.90
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 558

Guardians vs Reds Player Stats

José Ramírez of the Guardians and Spencer Steer of the Reds are key players to watch heading into this matchup. Ramírez leads his team with a batting average of .271, 18 home runs, and 62 RBIs, making him a central figure for the Guardians. On the Reds side, Spencer Steer has shown his value with 41 RBIs, alongside Elly De La Cruz who leads with 11 home runs and 34 stolen bases.

Guardians Stat Leaders

José Ramírez stands out for the Cleveland Guardians with top stats in multiple categories, indicating his crucial role in the game against the Reds. His performance could significantly influence the MLB betting odds for the Guardians.

  • AVG Leader: José Ramírez .271
  • HR Leader: José Ramírez 18
  • RBI Leader: José Ramírez 62
  • Runs Leader: José Ramírez 50
  • SB Leader: José Ramírez 11

Reds Stat Leaders

For the Cincinnati Reds, Elly De La Cruz and Spencer Steer are key players, with De La Cruz leading in home runs and stolen bases and Steer in RBIs. Their performances are pivotal for the Reds’ chances against the Guardians.

  • AVG Leader: Jonathan India .243
  • HR Leader: Elly De La Cruz 11
  • RBI Leader: Spencer Steer 41
  • Runs Leader: Elly De La Cruz 42
  • SB Leader: Elly De La Cruz 34
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