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|Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates|
The division rival Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates are set to renew hostilities on Saturday when they meet at PNC Park.
The Reds will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Johnny Cueto in this game. Cueto has a 1-0 record and a 2.77 ERA this season.
It'll be Jeff Locke toeing the rubber for the Pirates in this contest. Lefthander Locke is 0-1 with a 6.00 ERA so far this season.The Reds were a 6-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -114 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Cincinnati has lost 3 straight games.
Cincinnati: 5-5 SU
Pittsburgh: 4-6 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Sunday, April 14