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Los Angeles Angels take on the Pittsburgh Pirates with Odds and Betting Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at PNC Park on Friday as the host Pittsburgh Pirates battle the Los Angeles Angels in baseball betting odds action.

Pittsburgh sends Francisco Liriano out against Jered Weaver for the Los Angeles Angels in this game. Liriano is 4-4 with a 4.63 ERA on the season, while Weaver is 4-4 on the year and has a 5.40 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Pittsburgh Pirates as -172 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.7-3.6 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.

Los Angeles Angels vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

29-24 Pittsburgh battles the Angels, currently with a 24-29 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Los Angeles Angels sit at No. 11 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4.96 runs per nine innings, against the No. 17 line up of the Los Angeles Angels at 4.21 runs per outing.

Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.38 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5.08 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Angels were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Detroit staff and losing 3-0 to the Tigers on Wednesday at Angel Stadium.

The Pirates got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Miami on Thursday; it was a 4-3 final at Marlins Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Angels's last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Saturday, June 4th