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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Betting Odds

The Milwaukee Brewers host Pittsburgh on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 57-75 mark against the 79-52 Pirates in MLB betting odds action at Miller Park.

Francisco Liriano gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday; he's 9-6 on the season. The Milwaukee Brewers, meanwhile, will counter with Taylor Jungmann, who will be looking to improve on his 8-5 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Pittsburgh Pirates listed as favorites of -155 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 5.2-3.9. 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 (57-75) will face the 79-52 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. 24 (Milwaukee Brewers) and the No. 5 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Milwaukee Brewers No. 21 ranked offense (4.07 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 4 at 3.67 runs allowed per game. The Milwaukee Brewers have been averaging 8.51 hits per game, less than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (9.02 hits on average).

Milwaukee owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.07 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 4-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-4 to Milwaukee on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games
  • Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Milwaukee
  • Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games
  • Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Friday, September 4th
Milwaukee at Cincinnati, Friday, September 4th