MLB Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 07/12/2014

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Cincinnati Reds meet at Great American Ball Park.

The Pirates will trot Charlie Morton out to the mound in this one. Right hander Morton has a 5-9 record and a 3.10 ERA this season.

The Reds will counter Morton with Mike Leake. Right hander Leake has a 3.50 ERA to go along with a 7-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 115-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Reds at -103 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 48-45
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
Cincinnati:
Team record: 50-43
Next up:
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati Sunday, July 13