Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Tyler Glasnow vs. Scott Feldman
Great American Ball Park is the site of the matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Tyler Glasnow for the Pirates and Scott Feldman for the Reds.
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Pittsburgh opens at +103 while Cincinnati opens at -113. The Pirates have a 11-13-0 over/under record and a 13-11-0 run line mark. The Reds are 13-11-0 against the run line and have a 14-9-1 over/under record.
Valuable Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 11-13-0 against the over/under
The Pittsburgh Pirates are 13-11-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 14-9-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 13-11-0 against the run line
Key Pittsburgh Pirates Injuries
04/30/17 P Chad Kuhl Knee left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
04/30/17 C Francisco Cervelli Foot left last game, is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Monday vs Cincinnati Reds
04/29/17 3B David Freese Hamstring 10-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 P Antonio Bastardo Quad 10-day DL (4/25)
04/25/17 LF Adam Frazier Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 CF Starling Marte Suspension 80-game suspension
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 10-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 10-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Pirates have a 11-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 7.98 and a WHIP of 2.46. He has 17 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 14.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.66. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 61 hitters and walked 30 batters. As a team, Pittsburgh allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Pirates pitchers collectively have given up 221 base hits and 94 earned runs. They have allowed 21 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Pittsburgh as a pitching staff has walked 74 batters and struck out 170. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
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As a team Pittsburgh is hitting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Pirates hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Andrew McCutchen is hitting .244 with an on-base percentage of .327. He has 21 hits this season in 86 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 93. Josh Harrison is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .378. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 79 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .430. The Pirates have 194 hits, including 32 doubles and 20 home runs. Pittsburgh has walked 87 times so far this season and they have struck out 164 times as a unit. They have left 176 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 3.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 90 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 11-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.25, Scott Feldman has a 1-2 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 24 strikeouts over the 27.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 24 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.17 and they have given up 75 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 41 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 190 base knocks and 110 earned runs this season. They have given up 33 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 98 hitters and struck out 224 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.42.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 9th in the league. The Reds hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .337. He has 23 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 90 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .578 with an OPS+ of 136. Zack Cozart is hitting .352 this season and he has an OBP of .447. He has collected 25 hits in 71 at bats while driving in 9 runs. He has an OPS+ of 176 and a slugging percentage of .606. The Reds as a unit have 210 base hits, including 50 doubles and 33 homers. Cincinnati has walked 71 times this year and they have struck out on 184 occasions. They have had 164 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 4.75 runs per game and totaled 114 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Pirates/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Pirates +103
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