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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds in MLB odds

Cincinnati RedsPittsburgh Pirates
Sep 29, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

95-62TEAM RECORD76-81

The Pittsburgh Pirates host Cincinnati on Saturday, looking to build on their 76-81 mark against the 95-62 Reds in MLB betting action at PNC Park.

The match puts starter Mike Leake for the Reds on the hill facing Kyle McPherson for the Pirates. Leake brings a 8-9 mark to the game, while McPherson is 0-2 to date on the season.

View Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Reds listed as favorites of 130 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Pirates - Reds odds would favor the Reds if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 13 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Cincinnati is at No. 6 in the National League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Reds rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.6 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 14 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Cincinnati features the National League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.5 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.

Last time out for Cincinnati, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -110 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Homer Bailey blew away 10 Pittsburgh batter in the Reds' last start, leading them to a 1-0 win over Pittsburgh on Friday at PNC Park.

Cincinnati Reds Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Reds at Pirates trends to consider:
Cincinnati is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cincinnati's last 10 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cincinnati's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh, Sunday, September 30