Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds 5-7-22

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Game 2 5/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Game 2 5/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The Pittsburgh Pirates (10-14) and the Cincinnati Reds (3-22) in Game 2 of a doubleheader match in the NL Central Division competition at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 6:40 PM ET. Pittsburgh will be playing the second part of a doubleheader match against Cincinnati on Saturday evening.

 

The Pirates will try to continue their success after splitting a quick two-game set versus the Detroit Tigers at 2-3 & 7-2. Pittsburgh is in 3rd place at 10-14 in the National League Central Division with a .417 team percentage and 7 games behind first-place after gaining 89 runs while losing 126 for a -37 run difference on the year.

 

RF Ben Gamel led the offense for the Pirates with 2 runs scored on 3 base hits with one free base and one RBI in 4 at-bats. Pitcher José Quintana finished 5.0 innings of play while giving away 4 hits, 2 earned runs, and one walk while fanning 3 hitters of Detroit in the win.

 

As a team, Pittsburgh averaged 3.7 runs per contest and ranked 22nd in pro baseball after collecting a total of 89 runs while acquiring a team OBP at .300. They also accumulated 80 RBIs on the year with a batting average of .233 and slugging out .338 on the season.

 

The Pirates’ team ERA is at 4.65 which ranked 28th in the majors. Right-hander Mitch Keller will be pitching for Pittsburgh in the evening edition of a doubleheader match against Cincinnati on Saturday. Keller posted a 0-4 record with 5.32 ERA and 1.44 WHIP while striking out 21 batters in his career starts in the major league.

 

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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Game 2 Predictions 5/7/2022

 

The Cincinnati Reds played bad baseball this season and their struggle continued after being swept by the Milwaukee Brewers in a three-game series. The Reds will try to get back by facing the Pirates in a doubleheader duel on Saturday.

 

Cincinnati dropped to 5th place at 3-22 in the National League Central Division with a team percentage at .120 and 14.5 contests behind first place after scoring just 79 runs while allowing 166 for a run difference of -87 this season.

 

In their recent loss, Catcher Tyler Stephenson carried the load for the Reds after earning a two-run score on two hits with two RBIs while starter Hunter Greene lasted for just 2.2 innings and gave up 9 hits, 8 earned runs, with a walk but rung out 7 hitters in his career starts this year.

 

Cincinnati tallied 74 runs, 71 runs batted in, and 62 free bases while hitting 17 long balls this season. The Reds marked a team OBP at .267 and averaged .201 at the plate while holding a slugging percentage of .316 and acquired an average of 3.08 runs per outing that ranked 29th in pro baseball.

 

Cincinnati will be assigning Robert Dugger to start the final round of a doubleheader battle versus Pittsburgh on Saturday night. In his recent start versus Minnesota, Dugger allowed 8 hits, 3 earned runs, and 3 runs but struck out 7 hitters in 5.1 innings.                        

 

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds. The MLB Pick for this contest is Pittsburgh +130. The Reds are having a very bad season after losing 22 of their last 25 with a nine-game losing streak. The Pirates have the momentum in this match after a 7-2 victory in their recent outing. Prediction: The Pittsburgh Pirates will win 6-3.   

 

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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds Game 2 5/7/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 6:40 PM ET

 

Location: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. OH

 

Date: Saturday, May 7, 2022

 

TV: BSOH, ATPT   

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh Pirates +130    

              

MLB Totals: 7

 

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