Cincinnati Reds VS Pittsburgh Pirates

MLB Baseball 06:40 PM ET

Saturday

09/16/2020

ATPT, FSOH

Spread: Cincinnati Reds -225

Over/Under: 8.5

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 9/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 9/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 9/16/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be slugging out against the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at 6:40 PM ET. Pittsburgh will try to get back after a 1-4 loss to the Reds, Tuesday night. Cincinnati is still hot after winning their last contest over the Pirates. The Pirates are in 5th place in the NL Central Division with a 14-33 standing and a .298 team percentage and are in 15th place in the National League. The Reds are in 9th place behind the Cardinals in the National League with a 24-26 standing and a .480 team percentage and are in 3rd place behind St. Louis in the NL Central Division.

Pittsburgh struggled from a seven-game losing streak and won only two of their last 10 outings. Third Baseman Colin Moran scored a team-high 8 home runs, .262 BA, and .347 on-base percentage in leading the Pirates. Second Baseman Erik Gonzalez added 19 RBIs, and First Baseman Josh Bell chipped in a team-high 38 hits. Right-handed JT Brubaker (1-1, 5.34 ERA, 32 Ks, 13 BBS) will take on the mound for the start.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Predictions 9/16/2020

Cincinnati won 6 of their last 10 contests and was victorious in their last 4 straight games. Left Fielder Jesse Winker led the Reds with .276 BA. Third Baseman Eugenio Suarez recorded 30 RBIs and 13 home runs in leading Cincinnati to victory. Right Fielder Nick Castellanos added 39 hits, and First Baseman Joey Votto chipped in an on-base percentage at .339 in the winning effort. Right-hander Luis Castillo will start this game for the Reds.

The Pirates have Pitchers H. Noesi (personal reasons), C. Archer (shoulder), J. Taillon (elbow), C. Holmes (elbow), Relief Pitchers N. Burdi (elbow), T. Bashlor (back), Y. Rios (shoulder), K. Crick (side), M. Feliz (elbow), K. Kela (forearm), with Catcher L. Maile (finger), 2B K. Kramer (hip), 3B P. Evans (jaw), and Left Fielder A. Alford (elbow) will be sitting on the bench for Pittsburgh. The Reds have Pitchers W. Miley (shoulder), S. Gray (back), Relief Pitcher T. Thornburg (elbow), RF A. Aquino (rest), and LF J. Winker (back) out tonight.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds. The MLB Pick for this contest is Cincinnati -225. The Pirates are 0-7 SU in their last 7 outings, and 1-4 SU in their last 5 match-ups when playing on the road against Cincinnati. The totals went UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games against an opponent in the National League. Meanwhile, the Reds are 5-1 SU in their last 6 contests, and 4-1 SU in their last 5 outings when playing at home against the Pirates. The totals went UNDER in 6 of Cincinnati’s last 8 assignments when playing as the favorites. The prediction, pick the Reds to a score of 7-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 6:40 PM ET

Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH

Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

TV: ATPT, FSOH

MLB Odds: Cincinnati Reds -225

MLB Totals: 8.5

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