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Francisco Liriano, Colin Rea Take Mound in Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres Tilt

The San Diego Padres look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Pittsburgh Pirates arrive at PETCO Park on Tuesday.

The San Diego Padres will rely on Colin Rea to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Francisco Liriano will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Colin Rea is 0-1 this season, and Francisco Liriano is 1-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the San Diego Padres in this matchup found them as 121 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.6-4.0 victory for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

San Diego (4-9) will face the 7-6 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked San Diego Padres and the No. 19-rated Pittsburgh Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up San Diego Padres No. 20 ranked offense (3.62 runs per game) against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 18 at 4.31 runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have been averaging 7.92 hits per game, less than the Pittsburgh Pirates have managed so far this season (10 hits on average).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 30 at home, scoring 1.67 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Brewers, a 9-3 final on Sunday in support of J Nicasio at PNC Park.

The Padres were saddled with a loss last time out in R Erlin's start, as they lost 7-3 against Arizona on Sunday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Diego's last 8 games
  • San Diego is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at San Diego, Wednesday, April 20th