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New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

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

Pittsburgh sends Tyler Glasnow out against CC Sabathia for the New York Yankees in this game. Glasnow is 0-1 with a 12.14 ERA on the season, while Sabathia is 2-0 on the year and has a 1.47 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Yankees were listed as 113 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Yankees to win this game 4.0-2.9. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

6-9 Pittsburgh battles the Yankees, currently with a 10-5 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 1-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Pittsburgh Pirates No. 27 ranked offense (3.27 runs per game) against a New York Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.27 runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been averaging 7.73 hits per game, less than the New York Yankees have managed so far this season (8.73 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of NY Yankees's last 12 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 7-16-1 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-14 ATS in its last 16 games at home

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