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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 04/07/2021 Predictions, Previews and Spread
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 04/07/2021 –The Pirates will remain at home to host the Cincinnati Reds from Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. This will be the final game of a three-game series and the Reds are looking forward to continuing their winning streak. The MLB predictions 2021 has been in favor of the Reds in the past few games after their impressive performance against the Cardinals. Pittsburgh Pirates are currently at the bottom of the NL Central Division play. The Pirates are holding a 1-4 record on the season and they need to make up for their loss.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 04/07/2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates experienced one of their worst defeats last night after they struggled to get more than one run from the plate. Pittsburgh gave up 14 runs in return to the Cincinnati Reds. In the last three games, the Pirates have scored seven runs in total while surrendering 23 in return. Pittsburgh has plenty of room for improvement with their offensive end. Chad Kuhl will get the ball as their starter in this game against the Reds. Kuhl struggled initially against the Cubs in their opening game, but eventually gained control.
Players to watch: K.Newman SS (GP 3, AB 13, R 0, H 3, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 1, TB 3, BB 0, SO 1, SB 0, AVG 0.231, OBP 0.231, SLG 0.231, OPS 0.462, WAR 0) B. Reynolds LF (GP 3, AB 12, R 2, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 0, TB 4, BB 1, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.385, SLG 0.333, OPS 0.718, WAR 0)
The Reds turned out to be one of those teams with the perfect start on the season. Cincinnati is riding a four-game winning streak and they are all set to dominate their opponents. The Reds have a powerful hitting squad that has been productive right from the start of the season. In the last three games alone, Cincinnati has scored 31 runs from the plate. Taking the mound as their starter will be Luis Castello. The righty is known for his pitching reputation and with a little support, he should strike out several opponent hitters.
Players to watch: J. Votto 1B (GP 3, AB 14, R 1, H 3, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 3, BB 0, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.214, SLG 0.214, OPS 0.429, WAR 0) N. Castellanos RF (GP 3, AB 11, R 6, H 6, 2B 1, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 5, TB 15, BB 0, SO 0, SB 0, AVG 0.545, OBP 0.583, SLG 1.364, OPS 1.947, WAR 0)
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cincinnati’s last 5 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The baseball betting lines are once again in favor of the Reds to win this game and cover the spread. Cincinnati has a better starter on the mound and their batting squad has the potential to support them. Back to Reds to build on their winning streak.
Score Prediction: Reds 6, Pirates 3.