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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/10/2021 Predictions, Betting Previews and Spread
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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/10/2021 – The NL Central Division play is all set to get underway as Cincinnati Reds take on Pittsburgh in their opening game of a three-game series. Placing a bet on baseball has never been easier with all the odds and lines available online. Both teams will square off from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pirates look forward to building on their winning record as they remain last in the NL Central. As for Cincinnati, they are one step ahead at the fourth position and look forward to rebounding from their last defeat.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/10/2021
They are holding a 15-16 record on the season as they trail the Chicago Cubs at third. Cincinnati Reds split their last two-game series against Cleveland Indians after dropping their last game. The team scored just two runs and gave up nine to the Indians. The Reds will turn in Tyler Mahle to the mound as their starter in this game. Mahle gave up 12 runs, 23 hits, and five home runs in a span of 30 plus innings. Cincinnati’s pitcher also walked 11 batsmen and struck out 41 and holds an ERA of 3.23.
Players to watch: E. Suarez 3B (GP 30, AB 115, R 15, H 15, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 12, TB 34, BB 12, SO 47, SB 0, AVG 0.13, OBP 0.223, SLG 0.296, OPS 0.519, WAR -1.2), N. Castellanos RF (GP 28, AB 114, R 23, H 36, 2B 7, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 20, TB 72, BB 6, SO 23, SB 1, AVG 0.316, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.632, OPS 0.987, WAR 1.4).
Pittsburgh Pirates are dropped their last three-game series against the Cubs with a 1-2 record. Last night, the Pirates broke their three-game losing streak after scoring six and giving up five to the Cubs. Starting pitcher Tyler Anderson threw eight innings and gave up two earned with four hits. Mitch Keller will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Keller is holding an ERA of 6.29 with 24 strikeouts. In a span of 24 plus innings, Keller gave up 26 hits, 17 runs, three homers, and 15 walks.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 32, AB 130, R 16, H 39, 2B 10, 3B 2, HR 0, RBI 10, TB 53, BB 13, SO 15, SB 3, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.374, SLG 0.408, OPS 0.782, WAR 0.4), B. Reynolds LF (GP 31, AB 115, R 21, H 32, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 14, TB 52, BB 14, SO 27, SB 0, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.362, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.814, WAR 1).
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Pirates are in desperate need of a victory as they need to make up for all their loss. Pittsburgh will do their best with Keller on the mound as their starter. According to the top online sportsbook MLB, the odds are in favor of the Pirates to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Pirates 5, Reds 4.