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MLB Odds with Pick - Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

New York Yankees
Sunday, May 18, 2014 4:05 PM ET
Yankee Stadium

MLB wagering interest swings to the Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees battle on Sunday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The match puts starter Gerrit Cole for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing Vidal Nuno for the New York Yankees. Cole brings a 3-3 mark to the game, while Nuno is 1-1 to date on the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates before the first pitch in this match found them as -120-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.8 win for the Yankees. A 4.1-3.8 result in favor of the Yankees is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (22-19) will face the 17-24 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 24.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has baseball's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 9.2 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.56 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

New York owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.41 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 19-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 7-1 loser as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -133 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Yankees, who beat them 7-1 on Saturday behind a start from David Phelps at Yankee Stadium.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 1-6-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 2-8-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing NY Yankees
Pittsburgh is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Yankees is 8-2-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
NY Yankees is 7-0-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Baltimore, Tuesday, May 20th
New York at Chicago, Tuesday, May 20th

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