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Pittsburgh Pirates Favored by -120 Against Cincinnati Reds on Monday

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

The Cincinnati Reds will rely on Dan Straily to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jonathon Niese will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dan Straily is 1-1 this season, and Jonathon Niese is 3-1.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 110 for the Cincinnati Reds in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.0-4.2 win for the Pirates on Monday. 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

13-19 Cincinnati battles the Pirates, currently with a 17-14 mark. 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. 30-ranked Cincinnati Reds and the No. 9-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Cincinnati Reds No. 19 ranked offense (4.12 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 4.77 runs allowed per game. The Cincinnati Reds have been averaging 7.56 hits per game, less than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (10.1 hits on average).

Cincinnati owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 4.12 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cardinals, a 10-5 final on Sunday in support of G Cole at Busch Stadium.

Cincinnati looks to rebound from a loss to the Brewers, who beat them 5-4 on Sunday behind a start from Junior Guerra at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
  • Cincinnati is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Tuesday, May 10th