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Gerrit Cole, Mike Bolsinger Take Mound in Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Tilt

The Los Angeles Dodgers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Pittsburgh Pirates arrive at Dodger Stadium on Sunday.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Mike Bolsinger in this one and he'll try to improve on his 9-8 mark on the year. Pittsburgh counters with Gerrit Cole, who will try to quiet the fans and the Dodgers bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Los Angeles Dodgers as 113 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (85-62) will face the 88-60 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 6-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers and the No. 14-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Los Angeles Dodgers No. 19 ranked offense (4.14 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.7 runs allowed per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers have been averaging 8.37 hits per game, less than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (9.01 hits on average).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.96 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.23 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh rolled to a 3-2 win against Los Angeles on Saturday, as F Liriano and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
  • LA Dodgers is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of LA Dodgers's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Colorado, Monday, September 21st
Los Angeles home to Arizona, Monday, September 21st