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Moneyline Favors Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB Battle with Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to improve on a 35-39 record when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will rely on Jeff Locke to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kenta Maeda will be his counterpart for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Jeff Locke is 6-5 this season, and Kenta Maeda is 6-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers before the first pitch in this match found them as -138 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.4-3.6 win for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 35-39 record to the battle against the 41-34 Dodgers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Pirates, most recently No. 30 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 5 ranking for hits at 9.27 per game. By contrast, the Los Angeles Dodgers are rated No. 26 in the same category at 7.93 per game.

Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.16 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 4.63 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles looks to rebound from a loss to the Pirates, who beat them 8-6 on Friday behind a start from Jameson Taillon at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Pittsburgh, Sunday, June 26th