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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB Betting Odds

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Great American Ball Park on Friday as the host Cincinnati Reds battle the Pittsburgh Pirates in baseball betting odds action.

Ivan Nova, with a record of 11-10 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Cincinnati Reds trot Robert Stephenson to the mound in this one. He is 1-4 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates were 105 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.0-4.6 win for the Reds on Friday. 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 54-74 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 61-67 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Reds if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Cincinnati is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 13 ranking for hits at 8.73 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.34 per game.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.55 runs per game. Cincinnati, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 5.02 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were saddled with a loss last time out in Chad Kuhl's start, as they lost 5-2 against Los Angeles on Thursday at PNC Park.

Cincinnati got the job done in their last match in a 4-2 victory over Chicago on Thursday at Great American Ball Park behind starter Sal Romano.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 14 of Cincinnati's last 18 games
  • Cincinnati is 7-14 ATS in its last 21 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 7-14 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Saturday, August 26th