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Francisco Liriano Pirates at Home vs New York Mets in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Pittsburgh Pirates look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the New York Mets arrive at PNC Park on Sunday.

The match puts starter Jonathon Niese for the New York Mets on the hill facing Francisco Liriano for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Niese brings a 3-4 mark to the game, while Liriano is 1-4 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Mets were listed as 119 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 7.5 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4-3.2 win for the Pirates on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

20-22 Pittsburgh battles the Mets, currently with a 24-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 21 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 20 (New York Mets) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 19 ranking for hits at 8.36 per game. By contrast, the New York Mets are rated No. 27 in the same category at 7.66 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Mets own the No. 5 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York batters were mowed down by AJ Burnett in their last start, falling 8-2 against Pittsburgh while striking out 10 times on Saturday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 10 of NY Mets's last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Mets

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Philadelphia, Monday, May 25th
Pittsburgh home to Miami, Monday, May 25th