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MLB Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Los Angeles Angels

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Pittsburgh sends Jeff Locke out against Jhoulys Chacin for the Los Angeles Angels in this game. Locke is 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA on the season, while Chacin is 3-2 on the year and has a 3.25 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -123 for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.2 win for the Angels. 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

Pittsburgh (29-25) will face the 25-29 Angels in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 11-rated Los Angeles Angels in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.69 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Angels are rated No. 14 in the same category at 8.7 per game.

Los Angeles brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 17-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Pirates, a 9-2 final on Friday in support of Jered Weaver at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Angels is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of LA Angels's last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 5th