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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Pittsburgh Pirates get a visit from the Milwaukee Brewers in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Milwaukee puts its faith in starter Jimmy Nelson to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-2. Getting the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Chad Kuhl, who owns a 1-2 record on the season with a 6.26 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup found them as -131 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-3.8 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

The Pittsburgh Pirates sport a record of 12-16 heading into this matchup, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at 15-14 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee injuries news.

The Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 18 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at No. 10 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Milwaukee Brewers rank No. 15 at 8.38 hits per game. That compares with the Pittsburgh Pirates No. 26 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 3.92 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Milwaukee's last 16 games
  • Milwaukee is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-17 ATS in its last 22 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 6th