Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB odds

Los Angeles DodgersPittsburgh Pirates
June 15, 4:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

28-38TEAM RECORD40-27

The Pittsburgh Pirates host Los Angeles on Saturday, looking to build on their 40-27 mark against the 28-38 Dodgers in MLB betting action at PNC Park.

Jeff Locke will take the mound for Pittsburgh, and he'll carry a 6-1 record into the contest. Clayton Kershaw gets the ball for Los Angeles; he's 5-4 so far this season.

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Power Rankings:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 7 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Dodgers, who rate a National League No. 8 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Dodgers rank No. 8 in the National League at 8.4 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 12 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the National League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -161 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Los Angeles didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jeff Locke in a losing cause, 3-0, against Pittsburgh on Friday.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 1-9
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Pirates trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
LA Dodgers at Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 16