Pittsburgh sends Charlie Morton vs Kyle Lohse in Pirates vs Brewers game
Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds
The Pittsburgh Pirates look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Brewers arrive at PNC Park on Sunday.
Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Charlie Morton in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Milwaukee counters with Kyle Lohse, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.
The Pirates - Brewers odds would favor the Pirates if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 6 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Milwaukee is at No. 11 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Brewers rank No. 5 in the National League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 11 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.
The Brewers were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -200 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Milwaukee suffered a 2-1 loss against Pittsburgh on Saturday, as Donovan Hand wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 0-10
After a loss are 6-4
Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 9-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Brewers at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
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 7 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Milwaukee at Washington, Monday, July 1
Pittsburgh home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 2