Cincinnati Reds take on the Pittsburgh Pirates with Odds and Betting Pick

Cincinnati Reds

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Pittsburgh sends Edinson Volquez out against Alfredo Simon for the Cincinnati Reds in this game. Volquez is 4-5 with a 3.89 ERA on the season, while Simon is 9-3 on the year and has a 2.95 ERA.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup found them as -115 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-3.8 win for the Pirates. A 4-3.8 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 bring a 34-36 record to the battle against the 34-35 Reds. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 5 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 18 (Cincinnati Reds) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 18-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.65 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 9.03 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.12 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.89 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati won its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Pirates on June 17. Bettors who backed the Reds at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 6-5 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at PNC Park behind starter Johnny Cueto.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

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