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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Great American Ball Park.
The Pirates will trot Brandon Cumpton out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cumpton has a 1-1 record and a 2.78 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Reds will be Greg Reynolds. The righthander has a 4.76 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Reds on September 28. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Cincinnati has lost 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 93-68 SU
Cincinnati: 90-71 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh