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Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Atlanta Braves arrive at PNC Park on Saturday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will rely on Charlie Morton to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Julio Teheran will be his counterpart for the Atlanta Braves. Charlie Morton is 5-1 this season, and Julio Teheran is 5-3.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Pittsburgh was a -170 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.4-3.3 win for the Pirates on Saturday. 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

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 41-32 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 35-39 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. 11 and the Atlanta Braves sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Atlanta Braves rank No. 14 at 8.72 hits per game. That compares with the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 13 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Braves own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta lost in extra innings against the Pirates on Friday as Pittsburgh edged them 3-2 at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 18 games

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 28th