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Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres Highlights MLB Odds Menu

San Diego Padres

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday, August 09, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The visiting San Diego Padres hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to pick up a win at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

San Diego puts its faith in starter Eric Stults to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-13. Getting the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Francisco Liriano, who owns a 3-7 record on the season with a 3.91 ERA.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as -166 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.5 win for the Pirates on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.5 result in favor of the Pirates today. 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

62-53 Pittsburgh battles the Padres, currently with a 52-62 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs San Diego injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 6 and the San Diego Padres sitting at No. 4.

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How San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.23 runs per game, against a San Diego Padres offense rated No. 30 and scoring 3.19 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.83 hits per game to date this season, more than the Padres hitters have managed (7.34 per nine innings).

Defensively, San Diego features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.86 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 4.53 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, San Diego was a 2-1 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. San Diego suffered a 2-1 loss against Pittsburgh on Friday, as Ian Kennedy wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of San Diego's last 15 games
San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 9 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Pittsburgh, Sunday, August 10th