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Atlanta Braves visit Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Atlanta Braves pay a visit to Pittsburgh on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Pirates bats in baseball betting action at PNC Park.

Jeff Locke gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 4-3 mark. In the other dugout, Alex Wood brings a 4-5 ledger to the game for the Atlanta Braves as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as -135 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.6-3.5. 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 42-32 heading into this matchup, while the Atlanta Braves sit at 35-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Atlanta injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Pittsburgh Pirates and the league No. 20-ranked Atlanta Braves, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 22-rated offense, averaging 4.01 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves defense that ranks No. 20 at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.84 hits per game so far, more than Atlanta Braves batters have averaged on the year (8.75 hits per game).

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. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves were saddled with a loss last time out in J Teheran's start, as they lost 8-4 against Pittsburgh on Saturday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 19 games
  • Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta home to Washington, Tuesday, June 30th
Pittsburgh at Detroit, Tuesday, June 30th