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    Bookmakers give the Cincinnati Reds (56-85) the edge, -162 on the moneyline, to halt their five-game losing streak when they square off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (54-88), at +138, on Wednesday at 12:35 PM ET. Cincinnati has Nick Lodolo starting, and Pittsburgh counters with Roansy Contreras.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Reds vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:35 PM ET
    • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Stadium: Great American Ball Park
    Reds vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Reds -162 8

    Reds Stats & Trends

    Reds Batting

    • The Reds rank 19th in MLB play with 140 total home runs.
    • The Reds are 18th in the majors with a .240 batting average.
    • The Reds are 22nd in the league with an on-base percentage of .308.
    • The Reds strike out 8.8 times per game, the No. 22 mark in baseball.
    • The Reds average 1.2 homers per home game this season (82 total at home).
    • The Reds have a .408 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .251 with 588 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Reds Key Batters

    • Kyle Farmer has 118 hits and an OBP of .325 to go with a slugging percentage of .385. All three of those stats are tops among Cincinnati hitters this season.
    • Among the qualifying hitters in the majors, Farmer’s batting average ranks 59th, his on-base percentage ranks 74th, and he is 111th in slugging.
    • Jonathan India is batting .260 with 14 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 22 walks.
    • Nick Senzel has 81 hits this season and has a slash line of .231/.297/.300.
    • Jake Fraley is batting .245 with a .344 OBP and 23 RBI for Cincinnati this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 143 home runs rank 18th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Pirates rank 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .222.
    • The Pirates are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 28th with an OBP of .288.
    • The Pirates rank 29th in strikeouts per game (9.2) among MLB offenses.
    • In 71 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 75 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • In 71 road games this season, they’re slugging .364 with 183 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 71 road games this season, they have a batting average of .219 while averaging 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has 120 hits with a .336 on-base percentage and a .452 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Pirates.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the big leagues, Reynolds’ batting average ranks 71st, his on-base percentage ranks 59th, and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .246 with 21 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 44 walks.
    • Hayes’ batting average ranks 90th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 94th, and he is 126th in slugging.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .237 with 19 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 39 walks.
    • Michael Chavis has 15 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 17 walks while batting .237.

    Reds vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Lodolo Contreras
    15 GS 14
    4-5 W-L 5-4
    3.78 ERA 3.29
    81.0 IP 79.1
    30 BB 35
    102 SO 71
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