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Charlie Morton faces Jake Arrieta in MLB odds action

Baltimore OriolesPittsburgh Pirates
June 20, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Baltimore Orioles vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Monday as the Orioles of Baltimore swing away against the Pirates of Pittsburgh.

The match puts starter Jake Arrieta for the Orioles on the hill facing Charlie Morton for the Pirates. Arrieta brings a 8-4 mark to the game, while Morton is 7-3 to date on the season.

View Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Pirates in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -110 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pirates at No. 16 in the National League and the Orioles at No. 11 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 14 ranked National League offense (3.7 runs per game) against a Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 in the American League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Pirates have been averaging 7.9 hits per game, less than the Orioles have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).

Baltimore brings the American League's No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates' league No. 6-ranked defense.

Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 7-4 winner as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +126 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Nationals, a 7-4 final on Sunday in support of Chris Jakubauskas at Nationals Park.

Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Indians on June 19. Bettors who backed the Indians at -158 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Pirates got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Cleveland on Sunday; it was a 5-2 final at Progressive Field in MLB wagering action.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-2
After playing Washington are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 3-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Orioles at Pirates trends to consider:
Baltimore is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Baltimore is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games

Next up:
Baltimore at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 21

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