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Josh Johnson faces Kevin Correia in MLB odds action

Pittsburgh PiratesMiami Marlins
May 15, 7:10 PM | GrassMarlins Park

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Pittsburgh duelling Miami on Tuesday at Marlins Park.

It's a pitching duel between Josh Johnson for the Marlins (0-3 on the year) and Kevin Correia for Pittsburgh (1-3 so far).

View Pittsburgh vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Miami sat as -175 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Marlins, most recently No. 11 in the National League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Pirates, who rate a National League No. 13 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Miami's No. 11 ranked National League offense (3.7 runs per game) against a Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the National League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Marlins have been averaging 8 hits per game, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (7.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-2 winner on the road against the Marlins. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +180 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh rolled to a 3-2 win against Miami on Monday, as Brad Lincoln and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at Marlins Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6

A few Pirates at Marlins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 17 games when playing Miami
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Miami is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 6 games at home
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Washington, Wednesday, May 16
Miami at Atlanta, Wednesday, May 16