Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Pittsburgh Pirates (56-97) and Cincinnati Reds (60-93) clash on Monday at 6:35 PM ET, beginning a three-game series at PNC Park.

The Pirates are a home favorite (-138) against the Reds (+117). The Pittsburgh Pirates will hand the ball to Roansy Contreras (5-5, 3.68 ERA), who is looking for win No. 6 on the season, and the Reds will turn to Chase Anderson (2-3, 5.21 ERA). The contest has a set total of 8.

Pirates vs. Reds Predictions

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Pirates vs. Reds Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Pittsburgh has a 1-3 record from the four games it was favored on the moneyline over its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Pirates and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total six times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Pittsburgh’s ATS record is 3-7-0 over its past 10 games.

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  • Cincinnati has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has won three of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Reds and their opponents are 2-7-1 in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Cincinnati has a record of 5-5-0 ATS over its last 10 games.

Pirates vs. Reds Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Roansy Contreras

  • The Pirates have gone 8-9-0 against the spread when Contreras starts.
  • The Pirates have a 2-1 record in Contreras’ three starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.
  • Contreras’ team is 7-9 over his 16 starts.
  • Contreras has had 17 starts that sportsbooks set a total for this season, and six of those matchups finished over the total.

Projected starter: Chase Anderson

  • Anderson and his team are 3-2-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • His team has won 50% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (2-2).
  • Anderson’s team has a 3-2 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Anderson has started this season, the teams are 2-3-0 at hitting the over.

Pirates Batting Leaders

  • Bryan Reynolds paces the Pirates with 26 home runs and 60 runs batted in, while putting up a team-best batting average of .266.
  • Among hitters in MLB, Reynolds ranks 32nd in home runs and 89th in RBI.
  • Reynolds enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .412 with two doubles, two home runs, three walks and four RBI.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes is hitting .245 with 24 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 46 walks.
  • Hayes currently ranks 234th in home runs and 200th in RBI in the majors.
  • Ben Gamel is hitting .231 with 19 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 45 walks.
  • Michael Chavis is hitting .229 with 16 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 19 walks.

Reds Batting Leaders

  • Kyle Farmer leads Cincinnati in batting average (.253), home runs (13) and runs batted in (73) this season.
  • Among all hitters in the majors, Farmer ranks 132nd in home runs and 47th in RBI.
  • Jonathan India has 91 hits and an OBP of .323 to go with a slugging percentage of .381 this season.
  • India is 183rd among batters in MLB in home runs, and 207th in RBI.
  • India has safely hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .211 with three walks and three RBI.
  • TJ Friedl is slashing .249/.322/.449 this season for the Reds.
  • Jake Fraley has collected 47 hits this season and has an OBP of .336. He’s slugging .455 on the year.

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