Slumping Reds look to end 5-game slide
Pittsburgh; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Pirates favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds enter the matchup as losers of their last five games.
The Pirates finished 43-33 against NL Central Division opponents in 2018. Pittsburgh hit .254 as a team last year and averaged 3.0 extra base hits per game.
The Reds went 26-50 in division play in 2018. Cincinnati hit .254 as a team with 2.8 extra base hits per game and 25 total triples last year.