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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Milwaukee Brewers invade PNC Park on Sunday.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will turn to Juan Nicasio and his 1-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Zach Davies (0-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Milwaukee Brewers were 154 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-3.7 win for the Pirates on Sunday. 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 (6-6) will face the 5-6 Brewers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 17 and the Milwaukee Brewers sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 9.42 hits per game. The Milwaukee Brewers average 6.73 hits per game, good for No. 27 on the list.

Milwaukee brings the No. 27-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 19-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Brewers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Pittsburgh staff and losing 5-0 to the Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • Milwaukee is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Minnesota, Monday, April 18th
Pittsburgh at San Diego, Tuesday, April 19th