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San Diego Padres take on the Pittsburgh Pirates with Odds and Betting Pick

San Diego Padres

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Friday, August 08, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The San Diego Padres pay a visit to Pittsburgh on Friday, hoping to shut down the Pirates bats in baseball betting action at PNC Park.

Vance Worley will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he'll carry a 4-1 record into the contest. Ian Kennedy gets the ball for the San Diego Padres; he's 8-9 so far this season.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup found them as -135 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.6 win for the Pirates. A 3.9-3.6 result in favor of the Pirates is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (61-53) will face the 52-61 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs San Diego injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 4-rated San Diego Padres in this matchup.

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How San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 8 ranking for hits at 8.83 per game. By contrast, the San Diego Padres are rated No. 30 in the same category at 7.36 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, San Diego owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 3.89 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at -107 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. San Diego won a close affair on Wednesday in their last outing, defeating Minnesota 5-4 in extra innings at Target Field.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Marlins at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -131 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pirates enjoyed a 7-2 victory at the expense of the Marlins on Thursday, with Edinson Volquez throwing 7 innings of 1-hit ball at PNC Park.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

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