A winning streak will be on the line for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday when they battle the Cincinnati Reds at
The Reds will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Micah Owings in this game. Owings has a 6-10 record and a 5.57 ERA this season.
Owings's opponent in this one will be
Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Laynce Nix also hit a solo home run for the Reds.
The Pirates completed a three-game sweep of the Brewers with a 3-1 win in the series finale on Wednesday, as +140 underdogs. The team's played UNDER the posted over/under (8).
Ronny Cedeno belted a two-run homer to lead the Pirates.
Pittsburgh: 49-70 SU
Cincinnati most recently:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 6-4
After a win are 1-9
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games on the road
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Cincinnati is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home