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Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers Betting Odds and Pick

The Detroit Tigers will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Comerica Park.

Gerrit Cole, with a record of 11-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Detroit Tigers trot Justin Verlander to the mound in this one. He is 0-1 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates before the first pitch in this match found them as -128 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.4 win for the Pirates. A 4.5-3.4 result in favor of the Pirates is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

Detroit (39-36) will face the 42-33 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 11 at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with the Detroit Tigers No. 1 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Atlanta on Sunday at PNC Park.

The Tigers enjoyed a 5-4 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Sunday, with D Price throwing 1 innings of 0-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 20 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Detroit, Wednesday, July 1st