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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Citizens Bank Park hosts an MLB battle between the Philadelphia Phillies and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday.

Ben Lively gets the call for the Philadelphia Phillies and he will try to build on a 1-3 mark. In the other dugout, Gerrit Cole brings a 6-7 ledger to the game for the Pittsburgh Pirates as he tries to quiet the Phillies bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 137 for the Philadelphia Phillies in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-2.8 victory for the Phillies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

28-54 Philadelphia battles the Pirates, currently with a 38-46 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 23 (Philadelphia Phillies) and the No. 11 (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. 26 at 8.14 hits per game. That compares with the Philadelphia Phillies No. 23 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.29 runs per game on the highway. Philadelphia, on the other hand, rates No. 26 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh threw a shutout at Philadelphia in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Jameson Taillon to defeat Philadelphia 3-0 on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
  • Pittsburgh is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Philadelphia is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Philadelphia is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 5 games
  • Philadelphia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Thursday, July 6th