|MLB Pirates vs. Reds MLB Picks & Predictions for Tuesday, September 11|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 11 September 2012 04:00|
Pirates vs. Reds MLB Free Pick
CINCINNATI, OH (ATS Consultants) – This is the second game of a three-game series. The Reds opened with a 4-3 win on Monday night. Kevin Correia takes the mound for the Pirates against Mike Leake takes the mound for the Reds. The opening pitch starts at 7:10pmET from Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Reds as a -155 favorite over the Pirates. The total is 9 in most books. The Pirates come in with a 72-68 record and are 62-70 Under, while the Reds are 85-57 overall and 56-73 Under.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Reds opened as a -150 favorite and moved up to -155 in most books. The total started at 9 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 62% of public bettors favor the Reds. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the Reds. According to the latest MLB trends, the Pirates are 1-4 in their last 5 games as an underdog of +110 to +150, 1-6 in their last 7 games following a loss, 1-6 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter, 0-7 in their last 7 road games. Reds are 4-0 in their last 4 Tuesday games, 27-5 in their last 32 during game 2 of a series, 13-3 in their last 16 home games with the total set at 9.0-10.5, 14-4 in their last 18 games as a favorite of -151 to -200, 18-6 in their last 24 games with the total set at 9.0-10.5, 9-3 in their last 12 games as a home favorite of -151 to -200, 19-7 in their last 26 home games vs. a team witha winning record, 6-0 in Leake's last 6 starts during game 2 of a series and are 8-3 in Leake's last 11 starts with the total set at 9.0-10. The Pirates suffered their fourth straight defeat and 21st in 30 games after dropping a 14-inning, 5 1/2-hour marathon to the host Cincinnati Reds in the series opener. Coming off a three-game home sweep at the hands of the lowly Cubs. Cincinnati trails Washington by 2 1/2 games for the best overall record in the league.
TUESDAY MLB FREE PICK: CINCINNATI REDS – 155