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Moneyline Favors Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Battle with Arizona Diamondbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Arizona Diamondbacks arrive at PNC Park on Monday.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Gerrit Cole in this one and he'll try to improve on his 14-6 mark on the year. Arizona counters with Jeremy Hellickson, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup found them as -210 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4.9 win for the Diamondbacks on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 69-46 heading into this matchup, while the Arizona Diamondbacks sit at 57-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Arizona injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 3 (Arizona Diamondbacks) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh Pirates No. 12 ranked offense (4.27 runs per game) against a Arizona Diamondbacks defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 18 at 4.28 runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been averaging 9.07 hits per game, less than the Arizona Diamondbacks have managed so far this season (9.26 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Arizona owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.26 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Arizona lost in extra innings against the Braves on Sunday as Atlanta edged them 2-1 at Turner Field.

The Pirates enjoyed a 8-1 victory at the expense of the Mets on Sunday, with J Locke throwing 0.2 innings of 0-hit ball at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games
  • Arizona is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Arizona's last 12 games on the road
  • Arizona is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Arizona at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, August 18th