Pittsburgh Pirates at Cincinnati Reds Free Pick

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The Cincinnati Reds are squaring off against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park. The matchup gets going at 2:10 p.m. ET and fans can catch the game on either ATPT or FSOH.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Odds

Pittsburgh (+125) is the underdog against Cincinnati (-135) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this afternoon’s game at 8.5 runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total currently stand at -110 for both the over and the under. Runline odds stand at -170 for picking the Pirates +1.5 runs and +150 for the Reds -1.5.

The right-handed Trevor Williams will get the ball for the visiting Bucs. Williams started 31 games last year and finished the season 14-10 overall with a 3.11 ERA and a 1.18 WHIP. He made two starts against the Reds in 2018 and compiled a 2-0 record against them with a 1.50 ERA and eight strikeouts.

The Reds will put the ball in the hands of righty Sonny Gray, who recorded 123 strikeouts over 130 innings last year (with 57 walks), while finishing the season 11-9 overall with a 4.90 ERA and a 1.50 WHIP.

The Pirates have lost 1.0 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in zero of those games, compared to one that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Reds have netted 1.0 units and are 1-0 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

Pirates at Reds Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Reds, ATS Winner – Pirates, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The Reds went 5-14 SU against the Pirates last season.
  • The Pirates’ bullpen managed a 2.81 ERA against the Reds last year.