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Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates - June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024, 8:45am EDT

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Alright, folks, it’s that time again! The Cincinnati Reds are going head-to-head with the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, and as a die-hard Reds fan, I’m pumped for this matchup. With divisional bragging rights on the line tonight, there’s no way I’m missing out on all the action.

On the mound for the Reds is Carson Spiers. He may not have a win yet this season, but with a solid 3.9 ERA and an impressive strikeout rate of 8.3, I have faith that he can shut down the Pirates’ offense tonight. Facing him will be Paul Skenes from the Pirates who holds a perfect 3-0 record with a slightly higher ERA at 4.0 and 8.5 strikeouts per game.

Now let’s talk about those batting stats. The Pirates have been averaging around 4 runs and nearly 8 hits per game with an RBI count of almost 4. Their batting average sits at .225 with a decent on-base slugging percentage of 64%. On the other hand, the Reds have been putting up similar numbers, averaging over 4 runs and around 7 hits per game with an RBI count slightly above 4. Their batting average is .222 with an even better on-base slugging percentage of nearly 67%.

As much as I love my Reds, I have to admit that this game is going to be a close one. However, in my biased opinion, I believe that our pitching staff led by Spiers will outshine the Pirates tonight. The over/under is expected to be high due to both teams having strong offensive capabilities, but in the end, I predict that the Reds will come out victorious.

So there you have it, fellow fans! Get your jerseys ready, grab some snacks, and tune in because we’re in for one exciting game tonight. Let’s go Reds!

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Cincinnati Reds
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Wager TypePittsburgh PiratesCincinnati Reds
Team DataPittsburgh PiratesCincinnati Reds
Runs4.094.38
Hits7.877.38
Runs Batted In3.934.13
Batting Average0.2250.222
On-Base Slugging64.24%66.96%
Walks3.313.35
Strikeouts8.528.34
Earned Run Average3.993.93