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The Cincinnati Reds and the Pittsburgh Pirates will meet on the field at PNC Park on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
Bronson Arroyo will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Righthander Arroyo is 13-11 this season with a 3.56 ERA.
The Pirates will counter Arroyo with Jeff Locke. Lefthander Locke has a 3.27 ERA to go along with a 10-6 record this season.
Cincinnati was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They lost as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Cincinnati: 88-67 SU
Pittsburgh: 89-66 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing NY Mets are 9-1
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Cincinnati are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Cincinnati's last 20 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Pittsburgh's last 20 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 21 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Cincinnati home to NY Mets, Monday, September 23
Pittsburgh at Chi Cubs, Monday, September 23