Reds at Pirates 6/17/18 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds
Date & Time: 6/17/2018, 5:35 PM UTC
Latest Odds: PIT -135 Total 9
TV Channel: FSOH

NL Central Division foes will collide on Sunday afternoon, when the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates wrap up their weekend series from PNC Park. The Reds have dropped the first two games of this series and are 20 games below .500 overall. On Saturday, SP Luis Castillo (4-8) allowed three runs over five innings of a 6-2 loss.

Twenty-eight year old righty Anthony DeSclafani (1-1 5.40 ERA) will make his third start of the season for the Reds. In his last start, DeSclafani was tagged for ten hits and three runs during a 6-3 victory versus St Louis.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are riding a three-game winning streak and trying to stay in contention in the pennant chase. On Saturday, SP Ivan Nova (4-5) allowed five hits and one run over six frames to pitch the Pirates to victory. Josh Harrison added a two-run blast for Pittsburgh, who is seven games behind first place Milwaukee.

Pittsburgh skipper Clint Hurdle will turn to twenty-five year old righty Joe Musgrove (2-1 2.16 ERA) on Sunday. Through 25 innings, Musgrove has struck out 23 batters and owns a 1.12 WHIP.

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Betting Trends

Reds are 3-7 in their last 10 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
Pirates are 4-9 in their last 13 home games.
Under is 11-5-2 in DeSclafanis last 18 road starts.
Under is 14-5-1 in Pirates last 20 Sunday games.
Under is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati OF Billy Hamilton was held out of Friday’s game with a sore left knee and is listed as day-to-day. Through 70 games, Cincinnati ranks 12th in batting average and 19th in runs scored. For the season, Pittsburgh ranks 8th in batting average and 9th in runs scored. Take the Pirates to get the sweep. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Pirates win 5-3.


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