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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Miami Marlins Betting Odds Preview and Pick

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

The Miami Marlins will turn to Chris Narveson and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Pittsburgh Pirates send Jeff Locke (6-8) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Miami sat as 143 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.4-3.4 result in favor of 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 Miami Marlins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Miami Marlins sport a record of 50-75 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 75-49 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 23 (Miami Marlins) and the No. 6 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Miami Marlins No. 29 ranked offense (3.72 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 at 3.64 runs allowed per game. The Miami Marlins have been averaging 8.59 hits per game, less than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 7-rated road mark, allowing 3.98 runs per game on the highway. Miami, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Marlins on Tuesday, with C Morton throwing 5.1 innings of 8-hit ball at Marlins Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 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 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
  • Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Miami, Thursday, August 27th