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MLB Odds Betting - Detroit Tigers Underdogs vs Pirates at Pittsburgh

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Pirates in Pittsburgh at PNC Park on Wednesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Shane Greene to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-0. Getting the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Ryan Vogelsong, who owns a 1-0 record on the season with a 2.45 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Detroit Tigers listed as underdogs of 141 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.7-4.8 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.

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 5-3 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 4-2 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Detroit injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Pittsburgh is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 9.88 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 10.83 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 25-rated defense on the road, allowing 5 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit's last 24 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit

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