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2022 MLB Handicapping
(33-47-0) Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds (28-52-0)
Date: Thursday, July 7th
Time: 07:10 ETPM ET
Venue: Great American Ball Park Cincinnati
Projected Pitchers: Bryse Wilson vs. Mike Minor
MLB Moneyline Odds: Pirates OFF Reds OFF
MLB run line Betting Odds: Pirates +1.5, Reds -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: OFF
Heading into the game, the Pittsburgh Pirates have an overall record of 33-47-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 13-25. In the NL Central division, Pittsburgh currently sits 3rd So far, the team has gone 38-42-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 21.0% of their games. The Pirates’ over-under record is 33-40-7.
For Pittsburgh, Bryse Wilson gets the start with an overall record of 1-4. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 7.49. So far, he is lasting an average of 3.92 innings per outing, as well as 7.03 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 3.63 per 9. In total, Wilson has given up 7 home runs.
So far, the Pirates bullpen has been one of the most used groups in the league. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.5.
Throughout the season, runs have been hard to come by for the Pittsburgh Pirates, as they are averaging just 3.70 per contest. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -113.0. The Pirates head into the game ranked just 28th in team batting average. Pittsburgh’s batting average on balls in play of 0.249 is ranked 17th. On the base paths, the Pirates have put pressure on opposing pitchers, ranked 11th in the MLB in steals.
Pittsburgh has struggled in the field, ranking below average in errors committed, at 0.71 per game. Throughout the season, the team has done a good job turning double plays, averaging 0.84 per contest.
Heading into the game, the Cincinnati Reds have an overall record of 28-52-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 14-26. In the NL Central division, Cincinnati currently sits 5th So far, the team has gone 35-45-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 25.0% of their games. The Redss’ over-under record is 44-35-1.
For Cincinnati, Mike Minor gets the start with an overall record of 1-5. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 6.82. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.2 innings per outing. as well as 6.82 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.84 per 9. In total, Minor has given up 11 home runs.
During the season, the Reds bullpen has received a workload similar to league average. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 5.57.
So far, the Cincinnati Reds have been scoring runs at a rate similar to the league average, at 4.25 runs per game. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -100.0. On offense, the Reds have a team batting average of 0.239, placing them 19th in the league. Cincinnati combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.23. Placing them below average. With runners on base, the Reds are averaging just 0.58 stolen bases per game.
In the field, Cincinnati averages 0.55 errors per game, placing them near the league average. The team’s defense is turning double plays below the league average, at just 0.58 per contest.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Pittsburgh is 15-25 In Division Games
- Pirates Are 12-24 As Away Underdog.
- Reds are 6-10 As Favorite
- Reds Are 5-9 As Home Favorite
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup heavily favors the Cincinnati Reds. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Mike Minor has a better WHIP of 1.48 compared to Bryse Wilson at 1.79. Wilson will be facing a Reds offense with a team batting average of 0.239 (19th). Mike Minor, has an excellent matchup against a Pirates offense ranked just 28th.
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