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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/15/2021 Predictions, MLB Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/15/2021 – Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates are all set to enter their second game of a three-game series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Reds have dropped to the third spot in the NL Central Division after their last defeat against the Pirates. Cincinnati is holding a 75-70 record and their battle for the postseason continues. There is no chance for the Pirates to make it to the playoffs but they are certainly playing the spoiler for the Reds. The baseball odds tonight have a winner based on the lines and betting trends of this exciting game.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 09/15/2021
The Cincinnati Reds will enter this game riding a three-game losing streak. The Reds dropped their series against the Cardinals with a 1-2 final score. Last night they gave up six runs and scored just five against the Pirates. Wade Miley suffered the loss for the Reds and dropped to 12-6 on the season. Vladimir Gutierrez will take the nod in this game as their starting pitcher. Gutierrez is holding a 9-6 record on the season with an ERA of 4.05 and 82 Ks in total. The Reds will need to make up for all their loss as the postseason chances are looking too slim.
Players to watch: Nick Castellanos RF (GP 121, AB 467, R 83, H 147, 2B 35, 3B 1, HR 28, RBI 81, TB 268, BB 35, SO 108, SB 2, AVG 0.315, OBP 0.37, SLG 0.574, OPS 0.944, WAR 3.2), Jonathan India 3B (GP 133, AB 466, R 85, H 127, 2B 27, 3B 2, HR 20, RBI 64, TB 218, BB 63, SO 129, SB 9, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.379, SLG 0.468, OPS 0.847, WAR 3.6).
The Pirates are holding a terrible 53-91 record on the season and are one of the worst teams in the majors. Pittsburgh will need to build on their team next year and hope for a better season. The Pirates were successful with the help of Dillon Peters who threw five shutout innings and gave up just five hits. Mitch Keller will be the starting pitcher for this game. Keller has a bad record of 4-11 and a terrible ERA of 6.29 with 82 Ks on the season. Pittsburgh will need to turn to their bats for support.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 140, AB 502, R 80, H 150, 2B 31, 3B 4, HR 23, RBI 85, TB 258, BB 62, SO 106, SB 5, AVG 0.299, OBP 0.383, SLG 0.514, OPS 0.897, WAR 5.2), Kevin Newman SS (GP 131, AB 459, R 44, H 104, 2B 20, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 33, TB 145, BB 23, SO 36, SB 3, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.264, SLG 0.316, OPS 0.58, WAR 0.5).
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Cincinnati Reds have a good chance to rebound with Keller as their opposing pitcher. The Reds have the MLB latest odds in their favor to win this game and cover the spread. Take the Reds to rebound with ease.
Score Prediction: Reds 7, Pirates 4.