Pirates Vs Reds: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 13, 2022

Written By Staff on May 12, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds (8-24) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (13-18) on Friday at 6:35 PM ET. Pittsburgh’s (-109 to win) Mitch Keller and Cincinnati’s (-109) Tyler Mahle will start this matchup.

The betting facts in what follows reference odds valid as of May 13, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Pirates vs Reds Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Keller (PIT) Pitcher Mahle (CIN)
0 – 4 W/L 1 – 4
28.0 IP 30.2
6.11 ERA 5.58
1.536 WHIP 1.533
7.7 K/9 9.4
3.2 BB/9 5

Pirates Probable Starter Mitch Keller

  • Keller gets the start for the Pirates, his seventh of the season. He is 0-4 with a 6.11 ERA and 24 strikeouts in 28 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Saturday, the right-hander went 4 2/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds, allowing five earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 6.11, with 7.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season.
  • Keller has one quality start under his belt this year.
  • He will face a Reds offense that ranks 14th in the league with 132 runs while batting .218 as a unit. It has a collective .351 slugging percentage (24th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 26 home runs (22nd in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 13, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Probable Starter Tyler Mahle

  • The Reds will send Mahle (1-4) to the mound for his eighth start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed one hit in 5 2/3 innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched in seven games this season with an ERA of 5.58 and 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Mahle has not earned a quality start in seven starts this season.
  • The Pirates are batting .236 this season, 15th in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .365 (19th in the league) with 25 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 13, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have compiled a 3-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -109 or shorter, Pittsburgh has gone 3-3 (50%).
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Pirates’ implied win probability is 52.2%.
  • In the 31 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Pittsburgh, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 13 times (13-15-3).
  • The Pirates have a 16-15-0 record ATS this season (covering 51.6% of the time).
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Reds Betting Trends

  • This season, the Reds have been the underdog 28 times and won seven, or 25%, of those games.
  • This season, Cincinnati has won seven of its 28 games, or 25%, when they’re the underdog by at least -109 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 52.2% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • Cincinnati and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 21 of their 32 opportunities.
  • In 32 games with a spread this season, the Reds are 12-20-0 ATS.

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Ben Gamel is batting .299 with six doubles, a triple, two home runs and 12 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters in baseball, Gamel ranks 22nd in batting average, 24th in on-base percentage, and 53rd in slugging.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes paces his team with a .413 OBP, and has a club-leading .398 slugging percentage. He has eight doubles and 16 walks while hitting .320.
  • Hayes’ batting average ranks 11th among qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks sixth, and he is 79th in the league in slugging.
  • Daniel Vogelbach is hitting .247 with four doubles, five home runs and 11 walks. He has accumulated 23 hits, a team-best for the Pirates.
  • Bryan Reynolds is hitting .222 with three doubles, a triple, four home runs and 15 walks.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 108 .222 11 4 6 .323 .703
Ke’Bryan Hayes 103 .320 13 0 7 .413 .811
Ben Gamel 97 .299 13 2 14 .376 .819
Daniel Vogelbach 93 .247 13 5 12 .324 .776
Diego Castillo 81 .235 8 2 6 .267 .600
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 80 .188 7 1 11 .303 .553
Michael Chavis 78 .269 9 3 13 .286 .760
Josh VanMeter 51 .176 6 2 4 .236 .589
Jack Suwinski 44 .227 6 2 5 .306 .715
Andrew Knapp 28 .143 2 0 2 .250 .429

Reds Players to Watch

  • Brandon Drury leads Cincinnati in total hits (23) this season while batting .256 with 13 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Drury’s batting average is 69th, his on-base percentage ranks 62nd, and he is 14th in slugging.
  • Tommy Pham has a slash line of .248/.363/.410 this season and a team-best OPS of .773.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Pham ranks 78th in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage.
  • Tyler Stephenson has 22 hits this season and has a slash line of .349/.417/.619.
  • Colin Moran has four home runs, 21 RBI and a batting average of .217 this season.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Farmer 110 .191 10 1 14 .254 .545
Tommy Pham 105 .248 21 4 11 .363 .773
Brandon Drury 90 .256 17 6 18 .340 .873
Tyler Naquin 90 .233 10 2 19 .289 .700
Mike Moustakas 75 .253 11 1 7 .321 .681
Colin Moran 69 .217 8 4 21 .288 .708
Tyler Stephenson 63 .349 13 4 19 .417 1.036
TJ Friedl 46 .196 7 0 2 .255 .516
Aramis Garcia 39 .179 4 1 1 .220 .502
Matt Reynolds 29 .310 3 0 1 .444 .823

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