Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers in MLB odds
Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds
The Milwaukee Brewers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Tuesday in baseball odds action.
The Pirates will rely on Jeff Locke to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Lohse will be his counterpart for the Brewers. Jeff Locke is 3-1 this season, and Kyle Lohse is 1-4.
The visitors were 104 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 10-rated Brewers taking on the National League's No. 5-rated Pirates in this contest.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 9-rated National League offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Brewers defense that ranks No. 15 in the National League at 4.9 in runs allowed per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Brewers batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at +139 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Brewers grabbed a win last time out, defeating A.J. Burnett and the Pirates 5-1 on Monday at PNC Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After a loss are 7-3
A few Brewers at Pirates trends to consider:
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 15