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Moneyline Favors Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Battle with Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers


Pittsburgh Pirates
Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Milwaukee Brewers dueling the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park.

Jeff Locke gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 1-0 mark. In the other dugout, Kyle Lohse brings a 0-2 ledger to the game for the Milwaukee Brewers as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -130 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Computer Prediction: Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-2.1 win for the Pirates on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-2.1 result in favor of the Pirates today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

4-6 Pittsburgh battles the Brewers, currently with a 2-8 mark. 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. 15-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 30-rated Milwaukee Brewers in this matchup.

How Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Match Up

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 7.1 hits per game. The Milwaukee Brewers average 7.5 hits per game, good for No. 18 on the list.

Defensively, Milwaukee features the No. 17-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 at home, scoring 2.75 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee suffered a 6-3 loss against Pittsburgh on Friday, as Jimmy Nelson wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Milwaukee is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
Milwaukee is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 14 games on the road
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Pittsburgh is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 19th