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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Great American Ball Park.
The Pirates will give the ball to starter Charlie Morton in this one. Righthander Morton is 7-4 this season with a 3.14 ERA.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Bronson Arroyo. The righthander has a 3.60 ERA to go along with a 14-11 record this season.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Reds on September 27. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cincinnati has lost 3 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 92-68 SU
Cincinnati: 90-70 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 11 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cincinnati's last 23 games when playing Pittsburgh
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, September 29