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MLB Odds with Pick - Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates

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.

It's a pitching duel between Juan Nicasio for the Pittsburgh Pirates (3-3 on the year) and Aaron Blair for Atlanta Braves (0-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Pittsburgh Pirates as -177 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.8 win for the Braves. 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

Pittsburgh (20-17) will face the 9-28 Braves in this tilt. 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

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 5-rated offense, averaging 4.84 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves defense that ranks No. 24 at 4.89 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 9.65 hits per game so far, more than Atlanta Braves batters have averaged on the year (7.78 hits per game).

Pittsburgh owns the No. 22 defense, allowing 4.84 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Braves were saddled with a loss last time out in W Perez's start, as they lost 8-5 against Pittsburgh on Monday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Atlanta's last 23 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 18th