Saturday's contest that pits the Cincinnati Reds (79-76) versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (73-81) at Great American Ball Park should be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 5-4 in favor of the Reds. Game time is at 6:40 PM ET on September 23.

The probable starters are Connor Phillips (1-0) for the Reds and Bailey Falter (2-9) for the Pirates.

Reds vs. Pirates Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, September 23, 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 game 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 won one of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to hit the over five times.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Reds' last 10 games.
  • The Reds have been favorites in 37 games this season and won 20 (54.1%) of those contests.
  • This season Cincinnati has won nine of its 16 games, or 56.2%, when favored by at least -135 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Reds.
  • Cincinnati has scored the 12th-most runs in the majors this season with 725 (4.7 per game).
  • The Reds' 4.74 team ERA ranks 24th across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 L 7-5 Andrew Abbott vs Andre Jackson
September 23 Pirates - Connor Phillips vs Bailey Falter
September 24 Pirates - Brandon Williamson vs TBA
September 26 @ Guardians - Hunter Greene vs Logan Allen
September 27 @ Guardians - Andrew Abbott vs Lucas Giolito
September 29 @ Cardinals - Connor Phillips vs Adam Wainwright
September 30 @ Cardinals - TBA vs TBA