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Moneyline Favors Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Battle with Cincinnati Reds

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Cincinnati and Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with the host Reds trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Cincinnati Reds, Alfredo Simon gets the ball, charged with keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates hitters off the base paths. He'll face Juan Nicasio, 3-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Pittsburgh Pirates were listed as -137 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.4 victory for the Reds. 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 (14-19) will face the 17-14 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 30 (Cincinnati Reds) and the No. 9 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Cincinnati owns the No. 26 ranking for hits at 7.61 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.94 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 24-rated road mark, allowing 5.06 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 3-2 on Monday behind a start from D Straily at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-2-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Cincinnati
  • Pittsburgh is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati is 5-10-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • Cincinnati is 15-7-1 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Chicago, Friday, May 13th
Cincinnati at Philadelphia, Friday, May 13th