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MLB Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Miami Marlins

Miami Marlins


Pittsburgh Pirates
Tuesday, August 05, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Pittsburgh and the Miami on Tuesday, with the host Pirates trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between Charlie Morton for the Pittsburgh Pirates (5-10 on the year) and Brad Hand for Miami Marlins (2-3 so far).

Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Miami Marlins listed as underdogs of 145 at most Sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at 5Dimes.

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Computer Prediction: Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.9 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

59-52 Pittsburgh battles the Marlins, currently with a 54-57 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Miami injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 24-rated Miami Marlins in this matchup.

How Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.22 runs per nine innings, against the No. 14 lineup of the Miami Marlins at 4.05 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 16-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Marlins own the No. 20 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Miami lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Reds on August 3. Bettors who backed the Reds at -114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Miami suffered a 7-3 loss against Cincinnati on Sunday, as Jacob Turner wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Marlins Park.

Pittsburgh was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Diamondbacks. They lost as -166 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Pirates got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Arizona on Sunday; it was a 3-2 final at Chase Field in MLB wagering action.

Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Miami is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami

Next Betting Matchups

Miami at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, August 6th