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MLB Odds Betting - Pittsburgh Pirates Underdogs vs Diamondbacks at Arizona

Pittsburgh Pirates


Arizona Diamondbacks
Thursday, July 31, 2014 9:40 PM ET
Chase Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates dueling the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday at Chase Field.

The match puts starter Jeff Locke for the Pittsburgh Pirates on the hill facing Josh Collmenter for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Locke brings a 2-2 mark to the game, while Collmenter is 8-5 to date on the season.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Arizona Diamondbacks as -109 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.3-3.6 win for the Pirates on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Arizona Diamondbacks bring a 47-61 record to the battle against the 57-50 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Arizona vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 18 (Arizona Diamondbacks) and the No. 14 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 14 at 8.75 hits per game. That compares with the Arizona Diamondbacks No. 7 ranking in that category.

Arizona owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 3.98 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were a 7-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. Pittsburgh didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-5 to San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Arizona won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Reds on July 30. Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Arizona looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 5-4 final on Wednesday in support of Wade Miley at Great American Ball Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Arizona's last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
Arizona is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

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