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Cincinnati Reds visit Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Cincinnati Reds

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday, August 30, 2014 4:05 PM ET
PNC Park

PNC Park hosts an MLB battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.

Vance Worley gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 5-4 mark. In the other dugout, Alfredo Simon brings a 13-8 ledger to the game for the Cincinnati Reds as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Cincinnati Reds before the first pitch in this match found them as 130-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-4 win for the Pirates. A 4.2-4 result in favor of the Pirates is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 70-64 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 65-70 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 19 and the Cincinnati Reds at No. 24 heading into this contest.

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How Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 4.22 runs per nine innings, against the No. 28 lineup of the Cincinnati Reds at 3.78 runs per outing.

Cincinnati brings the No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 16-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They lost as +128 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Reds were saddled with a loss last time out in Mike Leake's start, as they lost 2-1 against Pittsburgh on Friday at PNC Park.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Sunday, August 31st

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