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MLB betting line favors Pirates over Brewers

Milwaukee BrewersPittsburgh Pirates
Aug 28, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at PNC Park on Wednesday as host Pittsburgh battles the Milwaukee Brewers in baseball odds action.

The Pirates will rely on Charlie Morton to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Tom Gorzelanny will be his counterpart for the Brewers. Charlie Morton is 5-3 this season, and Tom Gorzelanny is 2-4.

View Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Pirates in this matchup found them as -161 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 6 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Brewers, who rate a National League No. 10 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the National League at 8.3 per game. By contrast, the Brewers are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.7 per game.

Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Milwaukee's National League No. 11-rated defense.

Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-6 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +122 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 7-6 final on Tuesday in support of Kyle Lohse at PNC Park.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 0-10
After a win are 4-6

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6

A few Brewers at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Milwaukee's last 13 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games when playing at home against Milwaukee

Next up:
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Thursday, August 29