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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Los Angeles Dodgers

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Monday, July 21, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Los Angeles Dodgers pay a visit to Pittsburgh on Monday, hoping to shut down the Pirates bats in baseball betting action at PNC Park.

Edinson Volquez gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 8-6 mark. In the other dugout, Hyun-Jin Ryu brings a 10-5 ledger to the game for the Los Angeles Dodgers as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -110 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-4 win for the Dodgers on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 52-46 record to the battle against the 55-45 Dodgers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 10-rated Los Angeles Dodgers in this matchup.

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How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 4.11 runs per nine innings, against the No. 13 lineup of the Los Angeles Dodgers at 4.12 runs per outing.

Pittsburgh owns the No. 12 defense, allowing 4.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 7-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-3 winner on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on Los Angeles at -174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over St. Louis on Sunday at Busch Stadium behind starter Clayton Kershaw.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Rockies on July 20. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -171 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Pittsburgh rolled to a 5-3 win against Colorado on Sunday, as Jeff Locke and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at PNC Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
LA Dodgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of LA Dodgers's last 25 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, July 22nd