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MLB Odds Betting - Atlanta Braves Underdogs vs Pirates at Pittsburgh

Atlanta Braves


Pittsburgh Pirates
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Atlanta Braves will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Francisco Liriano in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-9 mark on the year. Atlanta counters with Aaron Harang, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Atlanta Braves were listed as 122 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-4 result in favor of the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 64-61 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 65-60 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Atlanta injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 9 and the Atlanta Braves sitting at No. 28.

How Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.21 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 29 and scoring 3.76 runs per game. The Pirates have averaged 8.79 hits per game to date this season, more than the Braves hitters have managed (8.36 per nine innings).

Atlanta brings the No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 16-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Atlanta was a 7-3 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Atlanta at -112 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 7-3 final on Monday in support of Ervin Santana at PNC Park.

Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Atlanta is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 19 games
Pittsburgh is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games at home

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