Los Angeles Dodgers host Pittsburgh Pirates in baseball action
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Pittsburgh on Saturday, with the host Dodgers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
For the Dodgers, Clayton Kershaw gets the ball, charged with keeping the Pirates hitters off the base paths. He'll face AJ Burnett, 0-1 on the year.
The Dodgers were listed as -210 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 6 earlier on Monday.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 3-rated Dodgers and the league No. 13-ranked Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pirates rank No. 15 in the National League at 3.8 hits per game. That compares with Los Angeles’s No. 12 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Los Angeles has the National League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the National League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.
Pittsburgh was a 3-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They lost as +183 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Pirates were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Los Angeles staff and losing 3-0 to the Dodgers on Friday at Dodger Stadium.
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
A few Pirates at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
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