Fri 03/08/2012 - 22:28 EDT

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Online Betting Lines

Matt Latos Takes the Hill for First Place Reds

Cincinnati is 3.5 games up on the Pirates in the NL Central. The Reds will send Matt Latos to the hill, who is 9-3 with a 4.17 ERA this season. In his career, Latos is 3-0 with a 2.16 ERA in 25 innings pitched against the Pirates. Over his previous three starts, Latos has struggled a bit, pitching to a 2-1 record with a 4.58 ERA. Overall, the Reds are rolling as they at 17-3 S/U over their past twenty games.

Pirates Hope Wandy Rodriguez Regains Form in Second Start

Pittsburgh added Houston Astros starter Wandy Rodriguez to their rotation before the trade deadline and he struggled in his first outing with the team. Rodriguez is 8-10 with a 4.42 ERA in 148.2 innings pitched in his career against the the Reds. For the season, Rodriguez is 7-9 with a 3.82 ERA. The Pirates are 60-44 this season and are looking to earn a winning season for the first time since 1992.

Popular sportsbooks at SportsBetting are offering plenty of action tonight’s game between the Reds and the Pirates in Cincinnati. Hopefully tonight will be the start of an excellent pennant race in the NL Central. The sportsbook at has the Reds at -137 on the money line. With Latos on the hill, and given his career success against the Pirates, we will gladly take that generous line.

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