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(9-13) Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (13-9)
Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
Time: 7:05 PM ET
Venue: PNC Park in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Projected Pitchers: Alfredo Simon vs Francisco Liriano
MLB Moneyline Odds: Pirates -157
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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This NL Central Matchup includes two teams playing at different levels right now.
The Reds started off red hot, but slowly found themselves under .500.
The Pirates started off slow, but they seem to be back in rhythm.
The Cincinnati Reds started off hot, but started to cool off, losing the last 4 games. They are led in hitting by shortstop Zack Cozart. Cozart is hitting .397 with 7 2 baggers. Veteran Brandon Phillips is hitting .308 with 7 extra base hits.
Jay Bruce is coming off a good year, not playing the same so far. He is hitting .265 with 4 Home runs with 15 RBI’s.
The Reds send Alfredo Simon out to the mound, and he has struggled this season.
So far on the year, Simon is 0-2 with 12 k’s and a 16.39 ERA. In his last start against the Chicago Cubs, he only lasted 2.2 Innings pitched. In that span, he gave up 8 Earned runs giving up 10 hits and 2 longballs.
The Reds look to turn it around to begin a series in Pittsburgh.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have a great team that has the chance to make some noise this year. They are led in hitting by Josh Harrison. Harrison is carrying a .333 with 13 RBI’s on the year.
Outfielder Gregory Polanco is right behind him with a .329 batting average with 12 extra base hits and 14 RBI’s. Star player Andrew McCutchen seems to not be playing at the same level, he is hitting .247 with 5 home runs and 10 RBI’s.
Francisco Liriano is taking the hill for the Pirates. He is currently 1-1 with a 4.64 E.R.A with 23 strike outs on the year.
He was last in action in Arizona where he dealt a no decision ball game. In that game we saw Liriano throw 6 innings of work, giving up 4 earned runs and 6 strike outs.
The Pirates look to take down a division foe.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Over is 5-1-2 in CIN last 8 overall.
- Over is 5-1-2 in CIN last 8 on grass.
- CIN are 8-25 in their last 33 Fri. games.
- Over is 13-3 in PIT last 16 overall.
- Over is 13-3 in PIT last 16 on grass.
- Over is 12-3-1 in PIT last 16 Fri. games.
Free Cincinnati Reds vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Prediction:
This game has the chance to be a very good ballgame. The Reds have the possibility to hit the baseball and score a lot of ones, but the Pirates can do that much better. Liriano has not showed to be very dominant so far in this season, he looks to turn it around at home.
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I look for Pittsburgh to win this game in close, high scoring game.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Cincinnati 5 Pittsburgh 8
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