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MLB Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Philadelphia Phillies

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

A.J. Burnett will take the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he'll carry a 6-2 record into the contest. Cole Hamels gets the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies; he's 5-5 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Pittsburgh was a -125 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 7.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5-2.9 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Philadelphia Phillies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 34-27 record to the battle against the 22-41 Phillies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 2 and the Philadelphia Phillies at No. 30 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Pittsburgh owns the No. 9 ranking for hits at 8.77 per game. By contrast, the Philadelphia Phillies are rated No. 24 in the same category at 8.05 per game.

Philadelphia brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 2-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Philadelphia suffered a 4-3 loss against Pittsburgh on Saturday, as Sean O'Sullivan wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games
  • Philadelphia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Philadelphia at Baltimore, Monday, June 15th
Pittsburgh home to Chicago, Monday, June 15th