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Jair Jurrjens, Charlie Morton take mound in Pirates vs Braves tilt

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May 24, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Atlanta Braves vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at PNC Park on Tuesday as host Pittsburgh battles the Atlanta Braves in baseball odds action.

Charlie Morton gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 5-1 mark. In the other dugout, Jair Jurrjens brings a 5-1 ledger to the game for the Braves as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

View Atlanta vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Braves were listed as 110 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 7 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Pirates, most recently No. 16 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Braves, who rate a National League No. 4 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Braves rank No. 10 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Pittsburgh’s No. 15 ranking in that category.

Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Atlanta's National League No. 2-rated defense.

The Braves were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Angels. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +114 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Atlanta suffered a 4-1 loss against Los Angeles on Sunday, as Derek Lowe wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Angel Stadium.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Tigers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -128 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Pittsburgh didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Rick Porcello in a losing cause, 2-0, against Detroit on Sunday.

Atlanta Braves Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing LA Angels are 4-4
After a loss are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Braves at Pirates trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Atlanta's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Atlanta's last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games at home

Next up:
Atlanta at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 25