MLB Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 04/15/2014

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

Gerrit Cole will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Righthander Cole is 2-0 this season with a 3.46 ERA.

Starting this game for the Reds will be Mike Leake. The righthander has a 2.45 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 102-moneyline favorites versus the Reds, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Brewers on April 13. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -111 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Cincinnati was a 12-4 winner in its last match at home against the Rays. They won as -121 favorites, while the total score of 16 made winners of OVER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Pittsburgh has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Pittsburgh: 6-6 SU
Cincinnati: 4-8 SU


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Pittsburgh4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Pittsburgh4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Pittsburgh is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
Pittsburgh is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,on the road
Cincinnati is 4-14-1 SU in its last 19 games ,
Cincinnati is 2-9-1 SU in its last 12 games ,at home
Cincinnati is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing Pittsburgh
Cincinnati is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games ,when playing at home against Pittsburgh

NEXT UP:
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 16