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Miami Marlins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Highlights MLB Odds Menu

Marlins Park hosts an MLB battle between the Miami Marlins and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday.

J.A. Happ, with a record of 5-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the Miami Marlins trot Tom Koehler to the mound in this one. He is 8-11 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Pittsburgh Pirates listed as favorites of -126 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.6 win for the Pirates on Monday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

50-74 Miami battles the Pirates, currently with a 74-48 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Miami Marlins sit at No. 23 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Miami Marlins and its No. 28-rated batting order, averaging 3.73 runs per nine innings, against the No. 12 line up of the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4.27 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Miami has the No. 15-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh got the job done in their last match in a 5-2 victory over San Francisco on Sunday at PNC Park behind starter F Liriano.

The Marlins were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Philadelphia staff and losing 2-0 to the Phillies on Sunday at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
  • Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Miami's last 22 games
  • Miami is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Miami's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Miami, Tuesday, August 25th