Jeff Locke, Nathan Eovaldi Take Mound in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Tilt
Marlins Park hosts an MLB battle between the Miami Marlins and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.
It's a pitching duel between Nathan Eovaldi for the Miami Marlins (4-2 on the year) and Jeff Locke for Pittsburgh Pirates (0-1 so far).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Opening Odds and Betting Line
The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates were 122 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 betting.
Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Marlins to win this game 4.5-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
34-31 Miami battles the Pirates, currently with a 32-34 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Pittsburgh injuries news.
This game puts the Miami Marlins, most recently No. 15 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pittsburgh Pirates, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.
How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 13 at 8.71 hits per game. That compares with the Miami Marlins No. 7 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 4.27 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Pirates were a 4-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -124 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Edinson Volquez silenced the Cubs bats in a 4-0 victory last time out versus Chicago at PNC Park.
The Marlins were a 6-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -248 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors. Miami didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Yu Darvish in a losing cause, 6-0, against Texas on Wednesday.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Trends
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games when playing Miami
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
Miami is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Pittsburgh at Miami, Saturday, June 14th