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Cincinnati Reds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Cincinnati Reds
Friday, September 26, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Cincinnati and the Pittsburgh on Friday, with the host Reds trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Cincinnati sends Mike Leake out against Vance Worley for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this game. Leake is 11-13 with a 3.86 ERA on the season, while Worley is 8-4 on the year and has a 2.93 ERA.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Cincinnati Reds in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 127 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5-2.5 win for the Pirates on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5-2.5 result in favor of the Pirates today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

74-85 Cincinnati battles the Pirates, currently with a 87-72 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game puts the Cincinnati Reds, most recently No. 28 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pittsburgh Pirates, who rate a No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 28-rated offensive output, at 7.87 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.88 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Cincinnati owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 3.65 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 10-1 winner on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from Edinson Volquez - will prevail again after their 10-1 victory against Atlanta at Turner Field.

Cincinnati was a 5-3 winner in its last match at home against the Brewers. They won as +148 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of OVER bettors. Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday at Great American Ball Park behind starter David Holmberg.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Cincinnati
Cincinnati is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
Cincinnati is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Saturday, September 27th

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