Pittsburgh Pirates Favored by -135 Against Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday

Los Angeles Dodgers

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Pittsburgh Pirates
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Los Angeles Dodgers invade PNC Park on Wednesday.

Francisco Liriano will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he'll carry a 1-7 record into the contest. Dan Haren gets the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers; he's 8-7 so far this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Pittsburgh Pirates as -135 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.5-4 win for the Dodgers on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.5-4 result in favor of the Dodgers today. 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

52-47 Pittsburgh battles the Dodgers, currently with a 56-45 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 9 and the Los Angeles Dodgers sitting at No. 10.

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How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.09 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.13 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.79 hits per game to date this season, more than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Pittsburgh owns the No. 14 defense, allowing 4.09 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 12-7 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -115 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 12-7 on Tuesday behind a start from Vance Worley at PNC Park.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

LA Dodgers is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 15-6-1 SU in its last 22 games when playing Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers is 8-3-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 6-1-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
Pittsburgh is 6-15-1 SU in its last 22 games when playing LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 3-8-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at San Francisco, Friday, July 25th
Pittsburgh at Colorado, Friday, July 25th

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