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Tyrell Jenkins Braves at Home vs Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Atlanta Braves get a visit from the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Atlanta hands the ball to starter Tyrell Jenkins in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-2 mark on the year. Pittsburgh counters with Ryan Vogelsong, who will try to quiet the fans and the Braves bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 124 for the Atlanta Braves in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Braves to win this game 6.2-2.2. 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

The Atlanta Braves bring a 38-69 record to the battle against the 53-52 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 26 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 30-ranked scoring average of 3.47 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 14 and scoring 4.57 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 8.32 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).

Atlanta owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 3.47 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 20-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Braves, who beat them 8-4 on Wednesday behind a start from Rob Whalen at Turner Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games at home
  • Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Atlanta is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Friday, August 5th
Atlanta at St. Louis, Friday, August 5th