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Phillies vs Reds Predictions, Odds, & Ruline (April 14)

John Perrotto

by John Perrotto in MLB Baseball

Updated Apr 13, 2023 · 9:13 PM PDT

Cincinnati Reds right fielder Wil Myers high fives teammate Jonathan India
Apr 13, 2023; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Reds right fielder Wil Myers (4) high fives designated hitter Jonathan India (6) after the victory over the Philadelphia Phillies at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports
  • The Phillies are -148 road favorites over the Reds on Friday night
  • Taijuan Walker (0-1, 6.00) will pitch vs the Reds’ Connor Overton (0-0, 10.13)
  • A look at the Phillies vs Reds odds and matchup with a prediction

The slumping Philadelphia Phillies visit the Cincinnati Reds at 6:35 p.m. ET Friday in the second game of a four-game series at Great American Ball Park.

The Phillies (4-9, 1-6 road) had their losing streak reach three games Thursday night when they lost 6-2 in the series opener. The Reds (5-7, 2-5 home) ended their three-game losing streak.

Phillies vs Reds Odds

Team Moneyline Runline Total
Philadelphia Phillies -148 -1.5 (+112) Over 9.5 (-114)
Cincinnati Reds +126 +1.5 (-134) Under 9.5 (-106)

The Phillies are -148 favorites on the moneyline over the Reds on Friday night, giving them an implied win probability of 59.68% in the MLB odds.


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Odds as of FanDuel at FanDuel Sportsbook.

Phillies vs Reds Probable Pitchers

Taijuan Walker (0-1, 6.00) is scheduled to start for the Reds against Connor Overton (0-0, 10.13) in a rematch of the Reds’ 6-4 win over the Phillies on Sunday in Philadelphia.

Walker vs Overton

Taijuan Walker
Connor Overton
0-1 Record 0-0
6.00 ERA 10.13
3.39 xERA 4.88
1.67 WHIP 2.25
1.25 SO/W 2.25

Neither pitcher factored in the decision in that game. Walker gave up three runs (two earned) and three hits in 4.2 innings with five strikeouts and five walks while Overton was touched for four runs in six hits over four innings while striking out four and walking three.

Walker is 2-1 lifetime against the Reds with a 4.98 ERA in four career starts.

During his career, Walker has a 4.00 ERA on the road, compared to 3.81 at home. He has a 4.06 ERA at night and 3.61 in the daylight.

Overton has no career decisions against the Phillies in two starts but a 10.80 ERA.

He has struggled at home in his career with a 5.49 ERA, including a 10.05 mark in five games (three starts) at Great American Ball Park. He has a 3.68 mark in road games. His night ERA is 4.21 as opposed to 4.50 in the day.

Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers

Phillies Batters Batting Average vs Connor Overton
Bryon Stott 1.000
Brandon Marsh .500
Alec Bohm .500
Edmundo Sosa .500
Nick Castellanos .250
Jake Cave .000
J.T. Realmuto .000
Kyle Schwarber .000
Trea Turner .000
Reds Batters Batting Average vs Taijuan Walker
Tyler Stephenson .500
Kevin Newman .333
Jose Barrero .333
Wil Myers .273
Nick Senzel .200
Jonathan India .143
Jake Fraley .000
Curt Casali .000
TJ Friedl .000
Spencer Steer .000
Jason Vosler .000

Phillies second baseman Bryson Stott is 2 for 2 against Overton.

Phillies vs Reds Betting Trends

Wil Myers hit a pair of RBI singles to lift the Reds over the Phillies on Thursday night.

Myers, Tyler Stephenson and Spencer Steer had two hits each for the Reds. The Phillies got two hits from Edmundo Sosa and a home run by Kyle Schwarber.

The Reds activated center fielder Nick Senzel (left foot surgery) from the injured list before the game and he went 0 for 4. Outfielder Will Benson was optioned to Triple-A Louisville.

Phillies vs Reds Last 10 Games

Date Home Team Away Team Score
4/13/23 Reds Phillies CIN, 6-2
4/9/23 Phillies Reds CIN, 6-4
4/8/23 Phillies Reds PHI, 3-2
4/7/23 Phillies Reds PHI, 5-2
8/25/22 Phillies Reds PHI, 4-0
8/24/22 Phillies Reds PHI, 7-5
8/23/22 Phillies Reds PHI, 7-6
8/22/22 Phillies Reds PHI, 4-1
8/17/22 Reds Phillies CIN, 1-0
8/16/22 Reds Phillies PHI, 11-4

The teams have split four games this season and the Phillies hold an 18-13 advantage in the series since 2018.

Phillies vs Reds Prediction

Walker hasn’t gotten his footing yet in his first season with the Phillies. Regardless, fading Overton is the play here.

Pick: Phillies ML (-148)

Season Record: 7-3 (+3.0 units) ML


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