Vance Worley, Buck Farmer Take Mound in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Tilt

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Detroit Tigers
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates dueling the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

The match puts starter Vance Worley for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing Buck Farmer for the Detroit Tigers. Worley brings a 5-1 mark to the game, while Farmer is 0-0 to date on the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Pittsburgh Pirates were listed as 110 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-4.4 win for the Tigers on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (63-54) will face the 64-55 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Detroit Tigers at No. 13 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 11 heading into this contest.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Detroit Tigers No. 4-ranked scoring average of 4.58 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.24 runs per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.48 hits per game to date this season, more than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.86 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.29 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home

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