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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Great American Ball Park on Saturday as the host Cincinnati Reds battle the Pittsburgh Pirates in baseball betting odds action.

Ivan Nova gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday; he's 11-13 on the season. The Cincinnati Reds, meanwhile, will counter with Sal Romano, who will be looking to improve on his 4-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Cincinnati Reds as -118 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Reds to win this game 7.4-2.2. 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

64-84 Cincinnati battles the Pirates, currently with a 68-80 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. 10-ranked Cincinnati Reds and the No. 24-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Cincinnati has baseball's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 8.64 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.26 hits per game, good for No. 27 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.69 runs per game on the highway. Cincinnati, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 4-2 on Friday behind a start from H Bailey at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 7 games
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Sunday, September 17th