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MLB Odds Betting - Cincinnati Reds Underdogs vs Pirates at Pittsburgh

Cincinnati Reds

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:35 PM ET
PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates host Cincinnati on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 34-37 mark against the 35-35 Reds in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Pittsburgh sends Jeff Locke out against Homer Bailey for the Cincinnati Reds in this game. Locke is 0-1 with a 3.98 ERA on the season, while Bailey is 7-3 on the year and has a 4.68 ERA.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -110 at TopBet for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Reds to win this game 4-3.7. 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

Pittsburgh (34-37) will face the 35-35 Reds in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 5 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 18 on the same chart.

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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 4.08 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds offense rated No. 26 and scoring 3.76 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Reds hitters have managed (8.2 per nine innings).

Pittsburgh owns the No. 19 defense, allowing 4.08 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cincinnati's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 11-4 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Cincinnati at +124 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Reds grabbed a win last time out, defeating Edinson Volquez and the Pirates 11-4 on Wednesday at PNC Park.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
Cincinnati is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Toronto, Friday, June 20th
Pittsburgh at Chicago, Friday, June 20th

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