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Pittsburgh Pirates Host Atlanta Braves in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Atlanta Braves invade PNC Park on Friday.

Williams Perez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Atlanta Braves on Friday; he's 4-0 on the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates, meanwhile, will counter with Francisco Liriano, who will be looking to improve on his 4-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Atlanta Braves before the first pitch in this match found them as 178 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.7-3.3 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

40-32 Pittsburgh battles the Braves, currently with a 35-38 mark. 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. 11 and the Atlanta Braves sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 11 at 8.79 hits per game. That compares with the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 14 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Atlanta owns the No. 16-rated road mark, allowing 4.29 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Washington staff and losing 7-0 to the Nationals on Thursday at Nationals Park.

Pittsburgh lost a tight one on Thursday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 5-4 score against Cincinnati at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 17 games
  • Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 27th