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Aug 24, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Friday in baseball odds action.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Michael Fiers to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-6. Getting the ball for the Pirates is Wandy Rodriguez, who owns a 7-12 record on the season with a 4.06 ERA.

View Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Pirates were listed as +100 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 7.5 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 11-rated Brewers taking on the National League's No. 13-rated Pirates in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.2 per game. By contrast, the Brewers are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.6 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

The Brewers were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at -220 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday at Miller Park behind starter Yovani Gallardo.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at +147 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh suffered a 4-2 loss against San Diego on Wednesday, as James McDonald wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PETCO Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Brewers at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Saturday, August 25

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