Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 09/27/2021 Forecast, Odds and Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 09/27/2021 – Monday afternoon MLB is all set to take place at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio as the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds clash in an exciting game. The series finale was originally meant to be held last Wednesday but was postponed due to rain. The rescheduled game promises to be an exciting one with the Pirates trailing at the last spot in the National League with 58-97 and the Reds two spots above in the third position with 81-75. The MLB picks and predictions are in favor of the Cincinnati Reds winning this game and improving their record.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 09/27/2021
It’s too late for the Pittsburgh Pirates since they are stuck at the bottom of the table. The Pirates had a 6-0 win against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday but lost the weekend series. Thursday saw the Phillies winning with 12-6, 8-6 on Friday, and 3-0 on Saturday. Leading the offense is Bryan Reynolds with .295, 24 home runs, and 88 RBIs. The 26-year-old has an on-base percentage of .384. In Sunday’s game, Max Kranick had put up 5.0 innings and gave up four hits. The Pirates are yet to reveal their starter for this game.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 152, AB 540, R 87, H 158, 2B 32, 3B 5, HR 24, RBI 88, TB 272, BB 73, SO 117, SB 5, AVG 0.293, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.504, OPS 0.886, WAR 5.5), Kevin Newman SS (GP 142, AB 498, R 47, H 110, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 36, TB 153, BB 26, SO 39, SB 5, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.26, SLG 0.307, OPS 0.567, WAR 0.5).
The Cincinnati Reds are doing better comparatively with Tyler Mahle’s strong arm. In Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals, Mahle was simply stellar with one unearned run and allowing three hits over six innings. The Reds are also facing injury challenges with Wade Miley being benched due to a neck strain. The Reds had initially lost to the Nationals 3-2 on Thursday but then won the following games on Friday 8-7, Saturday 7-6, and Sunday 9-2. In the ninth inning, Nick Castellanos hit a home run taking the Reds to victory. For Monday’s game, rookie Reiver Sanmartin gets the ball.
Players to watch: Nick Castellanos RF (GP 134, AB 517, R 93, H 160, 2B 37, 3B 1, HR 32, RBI 92, TB 295, BB 39, SO 119, SB 3, AVG 0.309, OBP 0.364, SLG 0.571, OPS 0.935, WAR 3), Jonathan India 3B (GP 147, AB 512, R 92, H 137, 2B 32, 3B 2, HR 20, RBI 67, TB 233, BB 70, SO 137, SB 11, AVG 0.268, OBP 0.377, SLG 0.455, OPS 0.832, WAR 3.5).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cincinnati’s last 7 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Betting Picks
Though the Reds have placed a rookie on the mound, they still are the stronger team. Mahle’s efforts for the team have also been very strong, which puts the rebuilding Pirates in weak light. It is no surprise that Baseball bets today are in favor of a win for the Cincinnati Reds.
Score Prediction: Cincinnati Reds 6. Pittsburgh Pirates 3.