Pittsburgh Pirates home to Brewers in baseball betting action
Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds
The Pittsburgh Pirates host Milwaukee on Saturday, looking to build on their 49-30 mark against the 32-46 Brewers in MLB betting action at PNC Park.
The Pirates will turn to Francisco Liriano and his 6-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Brewers send Donovan Hand (0-0) to the hill.
The visitors were +-171 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
This game matches up the No. 6 (Pirates) and the No. 11 (Brewers) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh's No. 10 ranked National League offense (4 runs per game) against a Brewers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 15 in the National League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Pirates have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Brewers have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
Milwaukee brings the National League's No. 15-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates' league No. 2-ranked defense.
Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 10-3 result against the Pirates on June 28. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (13) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Milwaukee looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 10-3 on Friday behind a start from Gerrit Cole at PNC Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 1-9
After a loss are 6-4
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few Brewers at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games at home
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 30