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Pittsburgh Pirates home to Dodgers in baseball betting action

Los Angeles DodgersPittsburgh Pirates
Aug 14, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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MLB wagering interest swings to the Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles battle on Tuesday at PNC Park as the Pirates try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Chad Billingsley to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-9. Getting the ball for the Pirates is Kevin Correia, who owns a 9-6 record on the season with a 4.25 ERA.

View LA Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Pirates in this one will find them as -101 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pirates rated this week at No. 12 and the Dodgers sitting at No. 2.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 10-rated National League offense, averaging 4.2 runs per game, against a Dodgers defense that ranks No. 3 in the National League at 3.7 in runs allowed per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, less than Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Los Angeles at +118 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 5-4 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday at PNC Park behind starter Aaron Harang.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 10-0
After a win are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Pirates trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, August 15

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