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Milwaukee Brewers Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Pittsburgh Pirates


Milwaukee Brewers
Friday, April 11, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Miller Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Brewers in Milwaukee at Miller Park on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Milwaukee hands the ball to starter Wily Peralta in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Pittsburgh counters with Francisco Liriano, who will try to quiet the fans and the Brewers bats at the same time.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Milwaukee was a -105 moneyline earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.4-4.7 win for the Brewers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Milwaukee (7-2) will face the 6-3 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Milwaukee Brewers at No. 5 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 8 heading into this contest.

How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 5 ranked offense (5.11 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.56 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 10.44 hits per game, more than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (8.11 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Milwaukee has the No. 2-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 5-4 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -129 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Gerrit Cole blew away 10 Chicago batter in the Pirates's last start, leading them to a 5-4 win over Chicago on Thursday at Wrigley Field.

The Brewers were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Phillies. That made winners of bettors who got Milwaukee at +111 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. The Brewers enjoyed a 6-2 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Thursday, with Marco Estrada throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Citizens Bank Park.

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Saturday, April 12th