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Pittsburgh Pirates Face the San Diego Padres Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The San Diego Padres will look to improve on a 45-57 record when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

San Diego sends Travis Wood out against Chad Kuhl for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this game. Wood is 1-3 with a 6.91 ERA on the season, while Kuhl is 3-7 on the year and has a 4.92 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Pittsburgh Pirates listed as underdogs of -101 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 0.2- win for the Padres on Friday. 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

The San Diego Padres sport a record of 45-57 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 50-52 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The San Diego Padres sit at No. 18 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 11 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the San Diego Padres No. 30-ranked scoring average of 3.84 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates offense rated No. 24 and scoring 4.26 runs per game. The Padres have averaged 7.85 hits per game to date this season, less than the Pirates hitters have managed (8.45 per nine innings).

San Diego owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 3.84 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh suffered a 2-1 loss against San Francisco on Wednesday, as Trevor Williams wasn't able to lead his team to victory at AT&T Park.

San Diego looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Mets, a 7-5 final on Thursday in support of Luis Perdomo at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 22 games
  • San Diego is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
  • San Diego is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at San Diego, Saturday, July 29th