Predictions and bets for Pirates @ Reds


August 13, 2020 5:24 PM

The Pirates return to MLB action today after their series with the Cardinals was postponed due to a coronavirus outbreak at the St. Louis squad.

The Pirates return today against the Cincinnati Reds, who they will now play four times in as many days. 

Pittsburgh currently sits at 3-13 for the season and our data suggests it will be tough but not impossible to chalk up their 4th win today.

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Dimers' Suggested Plays

Lock: Pirates +1.5 (-130*)
Moneyline: Reds (-175*)
Total runs: Over 9 (-105*)

Pirates +1.5 (-104*) has a 57% probability

Our data suggests that the Pirates should at least keep this one respectable with a chance of stealing the W while they're at it.


Moneyline: Reds (-175*) has a 61% probability

Cincinnati looks likely to win this one. According to our numbers, they’re a whopping 61% chance of saluting.

Total runs: Over 9 (-108*) has a 53% probability

Our projections slightly favor the overs here and with the slightly better odds, this is a solid play.

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Dimers' take-out

The Pirates have struggled so far this year, but with four days to refresh they could come out firing here and cover the run line.

*Odds and percentages correct at time of publishing.

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