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Cincinnati Sends vs Jameson Taillon in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Reds Game

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates dueling the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

Jameson Taillon, with a record of 7-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Cincinnati Reds trot to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Pittsburgh Pirates were listed as -110 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-2.4 win for the Reds on Sunday. 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 bring a 55-75 record to the battle against the 62-68 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Cincinnati Reds and the No. 27-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 15 ranking for hits at 8.71 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 25 in the same category at 8.32 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cincinnati has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

G Cole silenced the Reds bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Cincinnati's last 20 games
  • Cincinnati is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Chicago, Monday, August 28th
Cincinnati home to New York, Tuesday, August 29th