Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds Betting Preview And Props – October 1, 2021

Posted By Staff on October 1, 2021

An NL Central matchup on Friday features the third-place Cincinnati Reds (82-77) visiting the fifth-place Pittsburgh Pirates (59-100). The Reds (-170) are listed as favorites for the game, which gets underway at 6:35 PM ET from PNC Park. Luis Castillo starts for Cincinnati while Pittsburgh will counter with Wil Crowe.

Betting Odds

Reds vs Pirates Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Reds -170 Pirates +150 CIN -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings and SportsData.io as of October 1, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher: William Crowe

  • Crowe gets the start for the Pirates, his 25th of the season. He is 4-8 with a 5.77 ERA and 102 strikeouts in 110 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out — out of the bullpen on Wednesday — the righty threw 2/3 innings against the Cubs while surrendering hits.
  • Crowe has two quality starts under his belt this season.
  • The Pirates have had a quality start from their pitcher in 13 home games (in 78 home contests).
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William Crowe Player Props

Sportsbooks have installed various player props for Wil Crowe for this matchup. To bet on these props, choose whether you think he will exceed or fall short of the total that’s been set for various stats for this game, and if you’re right, you’ll win 100 dollars on a 110 dollar bet (based on the -110 moneyline).

Prop Line Odds
Record a Win -900
Strikeouts 4.5 Over: +110, Under: -145

Pirates Hitting Leaders

Bryan Reynolds

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in home runs (24) and runs batted in (89) this season while batting .298.
  • Reynolds ranks 16th in hits (165), 11th in AVG (.298), 16th in SLG (.515), and fifth in OBP (.387) among qualified hitters in MLB.
Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
Hits 0.5 -250 +180
RBI 0.5 +200 -280

Colin Moran

  • Colin Moran has 81 hits and an OBP of .341 to go with a slugging percentage of .402 this season.
Prop Line Over Odds Under Odds
Hits 0.5 -175 +130
RBI 0.5 +230 -330

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