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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Cincinnati Reds
Saturday, September 27, 2014 1:05 PM ET
Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds will look to improve on a 74-86 record when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

Alfredo Simon gets the call for the Cincinnati Reds and he will try to build on a 15-10 mark. In the other dugout, Francisco Liriano brings a 7-10 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Reds bats.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 150 for the Cincinnati Reds in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 6.5 at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 5.1-2.4. 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

The Cincinnati Reds bring a 74-86 record to the battle against the 88-72 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 2.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cincinnati Reds No. 28-ranked scoring average of 3.63 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.22 runs per game. The Reds have averaged 7.89 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.86 per nine innings).

Cincinnati owns the No. 8 defense, allowing 3.63 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Reds on September 26. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -153 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Mike Leake and the Reds 3-1 on Friday at Great American Ball Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cincinnati's last 15 games
Cincinnati is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home

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