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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Cincinnati Reds host Pittsburgh on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 45-54 mark against the 59-41 Pirates in MLB betting odds action at Great American Ball Park.

The match puts starter A.J. Burnett for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing David Holmberg for the Cincinnati Reds. Burnett brings a 8-4 mark to the game, while Holmberg is to date on the season.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.1 win for the Pirates on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.7-3.1 result in favor of the Pirates today. 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

Cincinnati (45-54) will face the 59-41 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Cincinnati Reds at No. 29 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.62 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.94 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the list.

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. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates enjoyed a 10-4 victory at the expense of the Twins on Wednesday, with F Liriano throwing 5.2 innings of 10-hit ball at Target Field.

The Reds didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out St. Louis 1-0 on Wednesday at Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games when playing Cincinnati
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Friday, July 31st