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Detroit Tigers Starter Alfredo Simon Out to Silence Pittsburgh Pirates Bats in MLB Contest

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Pittsburgh Pirates invade Comerica Park on Wednesday.

Alfredo Simon gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 7-4 mark. In the other dugout, A.J. Burnett brings a 6-3 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -116 for the Detroit Tigers in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-3.6 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

39-37 Detroit battles the Pirates, currently with a 43-33 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Detroit Tigers at No. 13 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 16 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 9-rated offense, averaging 4.36 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.36 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 9.45 hits per game so far, more than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.8 hits per game).

Detroit owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.36 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won a close affair on Tuesday in their last outing, defeating Detroit 5-4 in extra innings at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 21 games
  • Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit's last 19 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Detroit, Thursday, July 2nd