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MLB Betting Line Favors the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to pick up a win at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.

Milwaukee sends Zach Davies out against Ivan Nova for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this game. Davies is 13-6 with a 4.40 ERA on the season, while Nova is 10-9 on the year and has a 3.87 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Milwaukee was a -123 moneyline favorites 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 9.5.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.7-4.6 win for the Brewers. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Milwaukee (61-59) will face the 58-60 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 27 (Milwaukee Brewers) and the No. 23 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.53 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.31 hits per game, good for No. 24 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.53 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were saddled with a loss last time out in Chad Kuhl's start, as they lost 7-1 against Toronto on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Milwaukee looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 7-4 final on Sunday in support of M Garza at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Wednesday, August 16th