MLB Odds: Dodgers vs. Reds MLB Picks – August 28, 2009: After the newest Dodger, RHP Vicente Padilla made his successful debut in Blue, the Los Angeles Dodgers will try to extend their 4 game lead on the Colorado Rockies, when they visit the Great American Ball Park.
The sports betting odds favorites, Los Angeles Dodgers [-200 ML] open up a 3-game weekend set against the hosting underdogs, Cincinnati Reds [+165 ML] this evening beginning at 7:10 PM ET (4:10 PM PT). Please don’t forget that, before making your MLB Picks, get the latest sports betting odds for your free sports picks from the best online MLB Betting Odds sportsbooks.
The last time these teams met each other was back in July in Tensile Town. The Dodgers swept the Reds in that series and ran up the score against tonight’s starter for Cincinnati, RHP Homer Bailey (3-4, 6.82 ERA). The OVER/UNDER for this, MLB Odds: Dodgers vs. Reds MLB Picks – August 28, 2009 has been officially set at a combined total of 9 runs scored.
This evening’s starter for Dodgers manager Joe Torre will be the Ohio native, RHP Chad Billingsley (12-7, 3.73 ERA). The Dodgers hard-throwing righty is 3-1 with a 1.40 ERA at Great American Ball Park. "We just need to enhance our record," Torre said. "Our high-water mark was 27 games over .500. We came in here 23 games over and now we're 24 games over. You just hope to keep going in that direction."