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Cincinnati Reds Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Pittsburgh Pirates

PNC Park hosts an MLB battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the visiting Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Gerrit Cole in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-0 mark on the year. Cincinnati counters with Mike Leake, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -158 for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4-3.7 win for the Reds on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4-3.7 result in favor of the Reds today. 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 12-14 heading into this matchup, while the Cincinnati Reds sit at 13-13 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 9 and the Cincinnati Reds at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 25-rated offensive output, at 7.73 hits per game. The Cincinnati Reds average 7.77 hits per game, good for No. 24 on the list.

Cincinnati brings the No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 3-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jeff Locke and the Pirates 7-1 on Tuesday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Cincinnati is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Thursday, May 7th