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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, May 31, 2014 7:15 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at Dodger Stadium against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Brandon Cumpton, with a record of 0-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Los Angeles Dodgers trot Hyun-Jin Ryu to the mound in this one. He is 5-2 so far in 2014.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Los Angeles Dodgers in this matchup found them as -150 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Dodgers to win this game 4.2-3.6. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (29-27) will face the 25-29 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Los Angeles Dodgers) and the No. 26 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Dodgers No. 14-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 26 and scoring 3.8 runs per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.84 hits per game to date this season, more than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 17-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Dodgers. They won as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. Pittsburgh rolled to a 2-1 win against Los Angeles on Friday, as Francisco Liriano and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at Dodger Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Dodgers's last 10 games at home
LA Dodgers is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

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