MLB Matchups  >>  Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview 06/17/2014

The division rival Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates are set to renew hostilities on Tuesday when they meet at PNC Park.

Johnny Cueto will be the starting pitcher for the Reds on this day. Right hander Cueto is 6-5 this season with a 1.85 ERA.

The Pirates will counter Cueto with Brandon Cumpton. Right hander Cumpton has a 6.06 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 121-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total is sitting at 7.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Marlins on June 15. Bettors who backed the Marlins at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Cincinnati was a 13-4 winner on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Cincinnati at +116 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Cincinnati:
Team record: 33-35
Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Cincinnati is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh:
Team record: 34-35
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Cincinnati
Next up:
Cincinnati at Pittsburgh Wednesday, June 18