Records: Cincinnati 90-72, Pittsburgh 94-68
First pitch: 8:07 p.m. EST
Lines: Reds + 116, Pirates -126
Starting pitchers: Johnny Cueto (CIN) 5-2, 2.82 ERA, Fransisco Liriano (PIT) 16-8, 3.02 ERA
Runs: The Reds scored 698 runs while Pittsburgh has drove in 634.
Batting average: Cincinnati batted .249 while the Pirates hit .245.
On base percentage: The Reds are at .327 this season while Pittsburgh comes in at .313.
Slugging percentage: Cincinnati is at .391 heading into today’s game while the Pirates are at .396.
Thoughts: The winner of this game gets the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS. Combine the fact that Pittsburgh has home field in this game was well as the pitching match-up, I like the Pirates here as well as the over.
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