Milwaukee Brewers Starter Wily Peralta Out to Silence Pittsburgh Pirates Bats in MLB Contest

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Milwaukee Brewers
Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Miller Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Milwaukee and the Pittsburgh on Saturday, with the host Brewers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Milwaukee Brewers will rely on Wily Peralta to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Edinson Volquez will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Wily Peralta is 15-7 this season, and Edinson Volquez is 10-7.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Milwaukee Brewers as -140 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.5-4.2 win for the Brewers on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.5-4.2 result in favor of the Brewers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

71-57 Milwaukee battles the Pirates, currently with a 66-62 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Milwaukee Brewers) and the No. 9 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has baseball's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 8.59 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.78 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.37 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 8-3 result against the Brewers on August 22. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +133 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Yovani Gallardo and the Brewers 8-3 on Friday at Miller Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games on the road
Milwaukee is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 16 games at home
Milwaukee is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Sunday, August 24th

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