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A.J. Burnett Pirates at Home vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Cincinnati Reds will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between A.J. Burnett for the Pittsburgh Pirates (9-6 on the year) and Brandon Finnegan for Cincinnati Reds (4-2 so far).

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.3-2.9 victory for 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

97-63 Pittsburgh battles the Reds, currently with a 63-97 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 7 and the Cincinnati Reds sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 12-rated offense, averaging 4.32 runs per game, against a Cincinnati Reds defense that ranks No. 26 at 4.68 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 9.06 hits per game so far, more than Cincinnati Reds batters have averaged on the year (8.57 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Cincinnati owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 4.53 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Reds got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Pittsburgh on Friday; it was a 6-4 final at PNC Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
  • Cincinnati is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 12 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Sunday, October 4th