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Jonathon Niese Pirates at Home vs Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Milwaukee Brewers arrive at PNC Park on Saturday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will turn to Jonathon Niese and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Taylor Jungmann (0-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Milwaukee Brewers before the first pitch in this match found them as 138 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-4.5 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (5-6) will face the 5-5 Brewers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 17-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 27-rated Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Milwaukee Brewers rank No. 24 at 7.1 hits per game. That compares with the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 8 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 6.25 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.33 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee rolled to a 8-4 win against Pittsburgh on Friday, as J Nelson and the Brewers' bats led the team to victory at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 17th