Reds Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 7, 2022

Written By Staff on July 7, 2022

The Cincinnati Reds (28-53) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (32-48) in NL Central play on Thursday at 2:10 PM ET. Cincinnati’s (-112 to win) Mike Minor and Pittsburgh’s (-107) Roansy Contreras pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting facts in what follows are based off odds valid as of July 7, 2022 at 1:38 PM ET.

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Reds vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Minor (CIN) Pitcher Contreras (PIT)
1 – 5 W/L 2 – 2
31.2 IP 44.0
6.82 ERA 4.09
1.484 WHIP 1.455
6.8 K/9 8.8
2.8 BB/9 4.3

Reds Probable Starter Mike Minor

  • Minor (1-5) takes the mound for the Reds in his seventh start of the season. He has a 6.82 ERA in 31 2/3 innings pitched, with 24 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent appearance on Friday, the left-hander threw 6 2/3 innings against the Atlanta Braves, giving up two earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • The 34-year-old has put up an ERA of 6.82, with 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents are hitting .285 against him.
  • Minor is looking to secure his second quality start of the season in this matchup.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has a collective .220 batting average, and is 29th in the league with 582 total hits and 28th in MLB play with 295 runs scored. It has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.370) and ranks 15th in home runs (87) in all of MLB.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 7, 2022 at 1:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Minor

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Daniel Vogelbach 7 .286 2 2 2 .375 1.518
Bryan Reynolds 6 .167 1 0 1 .167 .334
Michael Chavis 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ben Gamel 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000

Pirates Probable Starter Roansy Contreras

  • Contreras (2-2) will take the mound for the Pirates, his ninth start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up seven earned runs in 1 1/3 innings pitched on Friday in his last outing, a matchup with the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • The 22-year-old has an ERA of 4.09, a 2.048 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.455 in 11 games this season.
  • Contreras has not earned a quality start in eight starts this season.
  • The Reds rank 19th in MLB with 343 runs scored this season. They have a .238 batting average this campaign with 74 home runs (23rd in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 7, 2022 at 1:38 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Reds Stats vs Contreras

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tyler Naquin 13 .077 1 0 0 .250 .404
Mike Moustakas 11 .273 3 0 2 .429 .974
Kyle Farmer 8 .250 2 0 3 .333 .583
Tommy Pham 8 .000 0 0 0 .111 .111
Joey Votto 7 .000 0 0 0 .125 .125
Nick Senzel 6 .333 2 0 0 .429 .762
Brandon Drury 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Jonathan India 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
TJ Friedl 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Tyler Stephenson 4 1.000 4 1 4 1.000 3.000

Reds Betting Trends

  • The Reds have a 5-11 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 31.2% of those games).
  • Cincinnati is 5-11 (winning only 31.2% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -112 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Reds’ implied win probability is 52.8%.
  • Cincinnati has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 45 times this season for a 45-35-1 record against the over/under.
  • The Reds are 35-46-0 against the spread this season.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have entered the game as underdogs 65 times this season and won 24, or 36.9%, of those games.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 24-41 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least -107 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 51.7% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • So far this season, Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in 34 of their 81 games with a total.
  • In 81 games with a spread this season, the Pirates are 39-42-0 ATS.

Reds Players to Watch

  • Brandon Drury has accumulated 72 hits with a .524 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Reds. He’s hitting .270 with 15 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 21 walks.
  • Among the qualified batters, Drury ranks 48th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 73rd and he is 17th in slugging.
  • Tommy Pham is batting .248 with 10 doubles, 11 home runs and 36 walks.
  • Among qualifying batters, Pham’s batting average ranks 85th, his on-base percentage ranks 62nd, and he is 87th in the league in slugging.
  • Kyle Farmer has put up an on-base percentage of .349, a team-best for the Reds. He is hitting .283 with 17 doubles, five home runs and 18 walks.
  • Joey Votto is hitting .210 with 15 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 33 walks.

Reds Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Brandon Drury 267 .270 50 17 45 .331 .855
Tommy Pham 266 .248 48 11 34 .338 .748
Kyle Farmer 240 .283 27 5 40 .349 .766
Joey Votto 214 .210 22 6 25 .332 .706
Nick Senzel 191 .257 26 3 16 .312 .642
Mike Moustakas 183 .208 22 3 17 .302 .603
Albert Almora Jr. 156 .250 18 5 26 .272 .669
Matt Reynolds 150 .247 23 3 15 .321 .681
Tyler Naquin 141 .255 22 5 22 .318 .772
Jonathan India 113 .204 8 2 9 .268 .551

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh with 76 hits and an OBP of .333, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .469.
  • Of all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Reynolds is 68th in batting average, 68th in on-base percentage and 41st in slugging percentage.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .252 with a .353 slugging percentage and 25 RBI this year.
  • Among all qualified players, Hayes is 77th in batting average, 78th in on-base percentage and 139th in slugging percentage.
  • Daniel Vogelbach is batting .232 with a .440 slugging percentage and 27 RBI this year.
  • Jack Suwinski has been key for Pittsburgh with 43 hits, an OBP of .303 plus a slugging percentage of .462.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 292 .260 38 15 32 .333 .802
Ke’Bryan Hayes 278 .252 35 3 25 .326 .679
Michael Chavis 212 .245 23 9 27 .288 .713
Daniel Vogelbach 207 .232 26 11 27 .331 .771
Jack Suwinski 197 .218 31 13 24 .303 .765
Diego Castillo 196 .194 20 8 20 .233 .590
Ben Gamel 146 .260 20 3 18 .349 .739
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 120 .183 8 2 15 .282 .540
Josh VanMeter 120 .200 11 3 10 .265 .590
Michael Perez 102 .157 8 6 11 .196 .529

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