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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 08/06/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 08/06/2021 – Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds will continue their series as they square off from Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Pirates are still stuck at the bottom of the NL Central Division play and are way behind the Cubs in the fourth. The Cincinnati Reds are sitting at the second spot in the NL Central and they are keen on getting past the Brewers. The Reds are seven-plus games behind the Brewers. The betting baseball odds are in favor of the Reds to win this game and cover the spread.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 08/06/2021
Pittsburgh has been weak with their overall performance and their pitching staff is not up to the mark. The Pirates won a total of 41 games and dropped 68 in return. Pittsburgh can only hope for a better season next year with an improved squad. The Pirates gave up seven runs in their last game and scored just four in return. JT Brubaker will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Brubaker is holding a 4-10 record on the season with an ERA of 4.49. Overall, he has 103 strikeouts and is 1-1 with the Reds.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 106, AB 389, R 63, H 119, 2B 25, 3B 2, HR 18, RBI 62, TB 202, BB 48, SO 90, SB 3, AVG 0.306, OBP 0.39, SLG 0.519, OPS 0.909, WAR 4), Kevin Newman SS (GP 100, AB 362, R 34, H 80, 2B 11, 3B 2, HR 3, RBI 24, TB 104, BB 19, SO 28, SB 3, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.26, SLG 0.287, OPS 0.548, WAR 0.4).
Cincinnati Reds is holding a 58-51 record on the season and their only aim is to get past the Brewers. The Reds will turn in Wade Miley as their starting pitcher in this game. Miley is holding an 8-4 record on the season with an ERA of 2.92 and 88 Ks in total. Against the Pirates, Miley is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.58 and 49 Ks. The Reds have Jesse Winker as their leading batsman with 119 hits and 60 RBIs in total.
Players to watch: Jesse Winker RF (GP 101, AB 397, R 70, H 119, 2B 28, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 60, TB 212, BB 46, SO 74, SB 1, AVG 0.3, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.534, OPS 0.916, WAR 1.9), Eugenio Suarez 3B (GP 105, AB 390, R 50, H 69, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 22, RBI 61, TB 148, BB 39, SO 133, SB 0, AVG 0.177, OBP 0.26, SLG 0.379, OPS 0.64, WAR -2.2).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Cincinnati are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Pirates are weak and the best mlb picks are in favor of the Reds to win this game and cover the spread. The Pirates have Brubaker on the mound who has been struggling since the start of this season.
Score Prediction: Reds 8, Pirates 5.