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New York Mets Face the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The visiting New York Mets hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

New York puts its faith in starter Jacob deGrom to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Chad Kuhl, who owns a 1-4 record on the season with a 5.85 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Pittsburgh was a -121 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.2-4.2 win for the Pirates on Friday. 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

Pittsburgh (22-26) will face the 19-26 Mets in this tilt. 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. 22 (New York Mets) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 7.88 hits per game. The New York Mets average 8.29 hits per game, good for No. 20 on the list.

New York brings the No. 30-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 4-3 on Thursday behind a start from Dinelson Lamet at Citi Field.

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Braves, a 9-4 final on Thursday in support of I Nova at SunTrust Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 27th