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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

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

Jonathon Niese gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 3-2 mark. In the other dugout, Williams Perez brings a 1-0 ledger to the game for the Atlanta Braves as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -175 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.2-3.5 win for the Braves on Monday. 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

19-17 Pittsburgh battles the Braves, currently with a 9-27 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Atlanta injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Pirates, most recently No. 22 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Atlanta Braves, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9.53 hits per game. The Atlanta Braves average 7.75 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.18 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 15 at home, scoring 4.21 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Kansas City on Sunday; it was a 4-2 final at Kauffman Stadium in MLB wagering action.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 2-1 final on Sunday in support of G Cole at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 17th