MLB Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Preview 06/18/2013

The Cincinnati Reds will be trying to extend a winning streak on Tuesday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Great American Ball Park.

The Pirates will give the ball to starter Charlie Morton in this one. Righthander Morton is 0-1 this season with a 3.60 ERA.

Starting this game for the Reds will be Mat Latos. The righthander has a 3.08 ERA to go along with a 6-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Reds listed as 174-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Reds on June 17. Bettors who backed the Reds at -123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

CURRENT STREAK:
Cincinnati has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Pittsburgh: 41-29 SU
Cincinnati: 43-28 SU
PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

CINCINNATI MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cincinnati
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games when playing Cincinnati
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Cincinnati is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cincinnati's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

NEXT UP:
Cincinnati home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 19