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Moneyline Favors Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Battle with Philadelphia Phillies

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Philadelphia Phillies
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 7:05 PM ET
Citizens Bank Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Philadelphia on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Phillies bats in baseball betting action at Citizens Bank Park.

Pittsburgh puts its faith in starter Edinson Volquez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 11-7. Getting the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies is David Buchanan, who owns a 6-7 record on the season with a 3.95 ERA.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Philadelphia sat as 127 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.8 win for the Pirates on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.8 result in favor of the Pirates today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Philadelphia (66-77) will face the 75-68 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 5 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 11 heading into this contest.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Stats Matchup

The game also pits Philadelphia Phillies No. 19-rated offense, averaging 3.96 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 15 at 4.06 in runs allowed per game. The Philadelphia Phillies have averaged 8.48 hits per game so far, less than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.83 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.23 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh was a 6-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Phillies. They won as -121 favorites, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Kyle Kendrick and the Phillies 6-4 on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
Philadelphia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Philadelphia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Wednesday, September 10th

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