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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Cincinnati Reds pay a visit to Pittsburgh on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Pirates bats in baseball betting action at PNC Park.

Gerrit Cole will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he'll carry a 11-2 record into the contest. Mike Leake gets the ball for the Cincinnati Reds; he's 4-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as -167 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 6.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-4.1 result in favor of the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 40-30 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 32-37 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 10 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 22-rated offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds defense that ranks No. 18 at 4.28 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.73 hits per game so far, more than Cincinnati Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.36 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Reds own the No. 18 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati suffered a 7-6 loss against Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as Josh Smith wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cincinnati's last 9 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Thursday, June 25th