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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Cincinnati Reds get a visit from the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Cincinnati Reds will rely on Keyvius Sampson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Charlie Morton will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Keyvius Sampson is 0-0 this season, and Charlie Morton is 6-4.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.6 win for the Pirates. A 4.7-3.6 result in favor of the Pirates is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Cincinnati Reds sport a record of 47-55 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 60-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Cincinnati Reds and the league No. 24-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Cincinnati Reds and its No. 18-rated batting order, averaging 4.05 runs per nine innings, against the No. 17 line up of the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4.14 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 25-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh suffered a 4-3 loss against Cincinnati on Saturday, as G Cole wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Chicago, Monday, August 3rd
Cincinnati home to St. Louis, Tuesday, August 4th