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Philadelphia Phillies visit Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Pittsburgh Pirates host Philadelphia on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 18-23 mark against the 14-24 Phillies in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

Jeremy Hellickson, with a record of 4-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Philadelphia Phillies, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Trevor Williams to the mound in this one. He is 2-2 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Philadelphia Phillies listed as underdogs of -102 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.6-4.2 result in favor of 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

Pittsburgh (18-23) will face the 14-24 Phillies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Pittsburgh Pirates rated this week at No. 17 and the Philadelphia Phillies sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 27-rated batting order, averaging 3.85 runs per nine innings, against the No. 17 line up of the Philadelphia Phillies at 4.55 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Philadelphia owns the No. 20-rated road mark, allowing 4.86 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Phillies endured a 8-4 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Thursday, with Nick Pivetta throwing 4.2 innings of 3-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

The Pirates enjoyed a 10-4 victory at the expense of the Nationals on Thursday, with Tyler Glasnow throwing 5 innings of 3-hit ball at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Philadelphia is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Philadelphia is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 9 games
  • Philadelphia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-17 ATS in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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