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MLB Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Reds in Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

For the Cincinnati Reds, Rookie Davis gets the ball, charged with keeping the Pittsburgh Pirates hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jameson Taillon, 2-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Cincinnati Reds were listed as 120 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.0-3.8 win for the Pirates. 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 12-14 record to the battle against the 12-14 Pirates. 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. 21 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.46 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 7.96 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.36 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 10-2 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Thursday, May 4th