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A.J. Burnett Pirates at Home vs Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

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

Wily Peralta gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday; he's 5-8 on the season. The Pittsburgh Pirates, meanwhile, will counter with A.J. Burnett, who will be looking to improve on his 8-5 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Pittsburgh Pirates as -168 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.6-4.6 win for the Pirates on Thursday. 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

83-55 Pittsburgh battles the Brewers, currently with a 61-78 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Milwaukee injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Pirates, most recently No. 10 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Milwaukee Brewers, who rate a No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 13-rated offensive output, at 9.06 hits per game. The Milwaukee Brewers average 8.63 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Milwaukee owns the No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.21 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

T Koehler fanned 10 Milwaukee batters in the team's last outing, leading the Marlins to a 5-2 victory over the Brewers at Marlins Park.

Pittsburgh hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from J Happ - will prevail again after their 5-4 victory against Cincinnati at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Friday, September 11th