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MLB Odds Betting - Pittsburgh Pirates Underdogs vs Tigers at Detroit

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Detroit and Pittsburgh on Wednesday, with the host Tigers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Justin Verlander to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ivan Nova will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Justin Verlander is 7-7 this season, and Ivan Nova is 10-8.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as -137 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.8-2.0 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

51-61 Detroit battles the Pirates, currently with a 56-57 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 17 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 16.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Detroit Tigers and its No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4.75 runs per nine innings, against the No. 26 line up of the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4.26 runs per outing.

Detroit owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.75 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Detroit, Thursday, August 10th