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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/12/2022 Odds, Game Picks and Predictions
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Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/12/2022 – The Cincinnati Reds will be locking horns with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on Thursday evening. Cincinnati Reds are stuck at the bottom of the pile among the NL Central teams, with an abysmal record of 7-24. The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the third position, just two spots below the ruling Brewers, with a record of 13-17. The Pirates will be seeking to replicate their performance against the Dodgers in their last matchup. However, MLB betting data will be expecting the Cincinnati Reds to win in this game.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates 05/12/2022
The Cincinnati Reds are coming into this game after winning four games out of their last six played. The Reds have scored 28 runs in their last three games as a team. The Cincinnati offense is led by Tommy Pham who has posted 25 hits so far, along with 11 RBIs. Brandon Drury and Kyle Farmer have a combo of 44 hits and 32 rib-eyes. On the mound against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Cincinnati Reds will be posting Connor Overton. Overton is currently 0-0 with a 2.53 ERA.
Players to watch: Kyle Farmer SS (GP 29, AB 104, R 9, H 21, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 13, TB 32, BB 5, SO 19, SB 2, AVG 0.202, OBP 0.257, SLG 0.308, OPS 0.564, WAR -0.3), Tommy Pham LF (GP 28, AB 98, R 18, H 22, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 9, TB 39, BB 17, SO 31, SB 2, AVG 0.224, OBP 0.339, SLG 0.398, OPS 0.737, WAR 0.5).
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won five games out of their last ten played and have scored 11 runs in their last three games. The Pittsburgh offense is led by Ke’Bryan Hays who has posted 32 hits in this baseball season and scored 7 RBIs for the team. Ben Gamel and Bryan Reynolds have a combo of 51 hits and 20 RBIs in this current season. Against the Cincinnati Reds, the Pittsburgh Pirates will be handing the ball to JT Brubaker. Brubaker is currently 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA. In his career against the Reds, Brubaker is 1-2.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 27, AB 101, R 11, H 24, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 6, TB 41, BB 13, SO 26, SB 1, AVG 0.238, OBP 0.33, SLG 0.406, OPS 0.736, WAR 0.6), Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B (GP 27, AB 95, R 13, H 32, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 40, BB 15, SO 21, SB 3, AVG 0.337, OBP 0.429, SLG 0.421, OPS 0.85, WAR 1.7).
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Cincinnati’s last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games.
Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Pirates are not a team to be taken lightly but are blatantly struggling on the mound. The Reds have been pretty weak this entire season, but are expected to taste some victory in this pairing. The latest baseball odds are in favor of a win for the Cincinnati Reds in this game.
Score Prediction: Reds 10, Pirates 5.