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Miami Marlins Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Miami on Monday, hoping to shut down the Marlins bats in baseball betting action at Hiram Bithorn Stadium.

Justin Nicolino will take the mound for the Miami Marlins, and he'll carry a 2-2 record into the contest. Jeff Locke gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates; he's 3-3 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Miami Marlins as 122 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-4.8 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

The Miami Marlins sport a record of 26-24 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 28-21 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Miami vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Miami Marlins sit at No. 21 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 6 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 9.46 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 9.96 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the list.

Pittsburgh brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Marlins's No. 14-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh suffered a 6-2 loss against Texas on Sunday, as F Liriano wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Miami got the job done in their last match in a 7-3 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Turner Field behind starter T Koehler.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Miami
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games at home
  • Miami is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Miami is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Miami, Tuesday, May 31st