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Pittsburgh Pirates Favored by -129 Against Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

The Pittsburgh Pirates will turn to Jameson Taillon and his 5-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Milwaukee Brewers send Jimmy Nelson (8-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -129 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 5.6-3.5. 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

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 47-48 record to the battle against the 52-45 Brewers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 4 (Milwaukee Brewers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 24 ranking for hits at 8.29 per game. By contrast, the Milwaukee Brewers are rated No. 17 in the same category at 8.67 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 4.04 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 29 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Milwaukee lost a tight one on Wednesday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Pittsburgh at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Pittsburgh is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Philadelphia, Friday, July 21st
Pittsburgh at Colorado, Friday, July 21st