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Pittsburgh sends Paul Maholm vs Rick Porcello in Pirates vs Tigers game

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May 22, 1:35 PM | GrassPNC Park

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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The Detroit Tigers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Sunday in baseball action.

The Pirates will turn to Paul Maholm and his 1-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Tigers send Rick Porcello (3-2) to the hill.

View Detroit vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Pirates in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -110 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Pirates - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 16 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 8 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 7.9 hits per game. The Tigers average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the American League list.

Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 7 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 10-rated defense.

In their last action, Detroit was a 6-2 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Detroit looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 6-2 on Saturday behind a start from Kevin Correia at PNC Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Tigers at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Tampa Bay, Monday, May 23
Pittsburgh home to Atlanta, Tuesday, May 24

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