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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

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

Pittsburgh puts its faith in starter Gerrit Cole to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-6. Getting the ball for the Milwaukee Brewers is Matt Garza, who owns a 3-2 record on the season with a 4.17 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Milwaukee Brewers were listed as 103 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.0-3.4 win for the Brewers 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 Milwaukee Brewers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Milwaukee (38-33) will face the 31-38 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. 20 (Milwaukee Brewers) and the No. 14 (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. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.63 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 8.36 hits per game, good for No. 21 on the list.

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.56 runs per game. Milwaukee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 5.21 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Cubs, who beat them 7-1 on Sunday behind a start from J Lackey at PNC Park.

J Nelson blew away 10 San Diego batters in the Brewers's last start, leading them to a 2-1 win over San Diego on Sunday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games on the road
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
  • Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Milwaukee is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, Tuesday, June 20th