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

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

Junior Guerra, with a record of 7-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Milwaukee Brewers, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Jameson Taillon to the mound in this one. He is 3-3 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Pittsburgh sat as -191 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 4.6-3.5. 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 sport a record of 67-64 heading into this matchup, while the Milwaukee Brewers sit at 57-76 on the season 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. 7 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Milwaukee Brewers, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 16 ranking for hits at 8.76 per game. By contrast, the Milwaukee Brewers are rated No. 28 in the same category at 8.02 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 17-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Brewers own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Luke Weaver fanned 10 Milwaukee batters last time out, but Milwaukee were able to or rally for a 3-1 win on Wednesday at Miller Park.

The Pirates endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Cubs on Wednesday, with R Vogelsong throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Milwaukee is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
  • Milwaukee is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee

Next Betting Matchups

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh, Saturday, September 3rd