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MLB BASEBALL

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

The fans at Great American Ball Park will be treated to a game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds when they take their seats on Wednesday.

Jeff Locke will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Lefthander Locke is 6-1 this season with a 2.19 ERA.

Locke's opponent in this one will be Bronson Arroyo. The Reds righthander has a 3.27 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Reds on June 18. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +182 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Pittsburgh: 42-29 SU
Cincinnati: 43-29 SU

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 5 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 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Thursday, June 20