Friday's contest at Great American Ball Park has the Cincinnati Reds (79-75) squaring off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (72-81) at 6:40 PM ET (on September 22). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 5-3 win for the Reds, so it should be a tight matchup.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Reds will send Andrew Abbott (8-5) to the mound, while Andre Jackson (1-3) will get the nod for the Pirates.

Reds vs. Pirates Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, September 22, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • How to Watch on TV: BSOH
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Reds vs. Pirates Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Reds 5, Pirates 4.

Total Prediction for Reds vs. Pirates

  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Reds Performance Insights

  • The Reds have played as the favorite in three of their past 10 games and have won two of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to hit the over four times.
  • Sportsbooks have not set a spread for any of the Reds' last 10 games.
  • This season, the Reds have won 20 out of the 36 games, or 55.6%, in which they've been favored.
  • This season Cincinnati has won four of its seven games when favored by at least -160 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 61.5% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • Cincinnati has scored 720 runs (4.7 per game) this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
  • The Reds have the 23rd-ranked team ERA among all league pitching staffs (4.73).

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Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 16 @ Mets W 3-2 Andrew Abbott vs Tylor Megill
September 17 @ Mets L 8-4 Brandon Williamson vs José Quintana
September 18 Twins W 7-3 Connor Phillips vs Joe Ryan
September 19 Twins L 7-0 Fernando Cruz vs Kenta Maeda
September 20 Twins L 5-3 Hunter Greene vs Bailey Ober
September 22 Pirates - Andrew Abbott vs Andre Jackson
September 23 Pirates - Connor Phillips vs TBA
September 24 Pirates - Brandon Williamson vs TBA
September 26 @ Guardians - Hunter Greene vs Logan Allen
September 27 @ Guardians - Connor Phillips vs Lucas Giolito
September 29 @ Cardinals - TBA vs TBA