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MLB Odds Betting - Atlanta Braves Underdogs vs Pirates at Atlanta

The Atlanta Braves will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Turner Field.

Mike Foltynewicz gets the call for the Atlanta Braves and he will try to build on a 4-4 mark. In the other dugout, Gerrit Cole brings a 6-6 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Braves bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Atlanta was a 169 moneyline underdogs 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.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.1-3.8 victory for the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

37-68 Atlanta battles the Pirates, currently with a 52-51 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Atlanta Braves sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 19 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 30-ranked scoring average of 3.43 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.57 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 8.24 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.98 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Atlanta has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 18 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to Milwaukee on Sunday at Miller Park.

The Braves enjoyed a 2-1 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Sunday, with Joel De La Cruz throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
  • Atlanta is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Atlanta, Wednesday, August 3rd