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Miami Marlins Favored by -120 Against Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Marlins Park against the Miami Marlins.

Wei-Yin Chen will take the mound for the Miami Marlins, and he'll carry a 3-2 record into the contest. Juan Nicasio gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates; he's 4-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates were 110 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.0-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Miami (28-25) will face the 29-23 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Miami Marlins rated this week at No. 21 and the Pittsburgh Pirates sitting at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 2 at 9.83 hits per game. That compares with the Miami Marlins No. 6 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.68 runs per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 at home, scoring 3.62 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh suffered a 3-2 loss against Miami on Wednesday, as J Niese wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 9 games at home
  • Miami is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Miami's last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Los Angeles, Friday, June 3rd
Miami home to New York, Friday, June 3rd

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