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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Milwaukee Brewers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Pittsburgh Pirates invade Miller Park on Thursday.

Milwaukee hands the ball to starter Wily Peralta in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-9 mark on the year. Pittsburgh counters with Chad Kuhl, who will try to quiet the fans and the Brewers bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Pittsburgh Pirates were -130 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.6-3.6. 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 (56-70) will face the 63-61 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. 25 (Milwaukee Brewers) and the No. 13 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 16 at 8.78 hits per game. That compares with the Milwaukee Brewers No. 28 ranking in that category.

Pittsburgh brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Astros on Wednesday, with G Cole throwing 5 innings of 7-hit ball at PNC Park.

The Brewers struck out early and often against Tyler Anderson in their last game, but still managed to come out ahead on the scoreboard, striking out 10 times in a 7-1 win over Colorado on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
  • Milwaukee is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Friday, August 26th