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Detroit Tigers home to Pirates in baseball betting action

Pittsburgh PiratesDetroit Tigers
May 28, 7:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Tigers in Detroit at Comerica Park on Tuesday in baseball action.

The Tigers will turn to Rick Porcello and his 2-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Pirates send Jeanmar Gomez (1-0) to the hill.

View Pittsburgh vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-152 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 1 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pirates, who rate a National League No. 5 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.3 per game. By contrast, the Pirates are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the National League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 6 runs per game.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -190 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pirates endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Monday, with Francisco Liriano throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 9-1
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Pirates at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Detroit, Wednesday, May 29

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