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Milwaukee Brewers Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to Milwaukee on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Brewers bats in baseball betting action at Miller Park.

Jimmy Nelson will take the mound for the Milwaukee Brewers, and he'll carry a 6-9 record into the contest. Francisco Liriano gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates; he's 5-6 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Milwaukee Brewers as 120 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.4 win for the Pirates on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-4.4 result in favor of the Pirates today. 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

The Milwaukee Brewers sport a record of 39-52 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 53-36 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Milwaukee vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Brewers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Milwaukee Brewers No. 18-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.01 runs per game. The Brewers have averaged 8.47 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.83 per nine innings).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.66 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 3.96 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates were saddled with a loss last time out in C Morton's start, as they lost 4-1 against Milwaukee on Friday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Sunday, July 19th