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Pittsburgh Pirates visit San Diego Padres in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at PETCO Park on Saturday as the host San Diego Padres battle the Pittsburgh Pirates in baseball betting odds action.

Ivan Nova, with a record of 10-7 on the season, gets the ball for the Pittsburgh Pirates, while the San Diego Padres trot Dinelson Lamet to the mound in this one. He is 4-4 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the San Diego Padres as 112 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.0 - 3.1 win for the Padres. 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 46-57 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 50-53 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the San Diego Padres rated this week at No. 18 and the Pittsburgh Pirates sitting at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits San Diego Padres No. 30-rated offense, averaging 3.83 runs per game, against a Pittsburgh Pirates defense that ranks No. 13 at 4.51 in runs allowed per game. The San Diego Padres have averaged 7.84 hits per game so far, less than Pittsburgh Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.45 runs per game on the highway. San Diego, on the other hand, rates No. 28 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh looks to rebound from a loss to the Padres, who beat them 3-2 on Friday behind a start from T Wood at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • San Diego is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games
  • San Diego is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
  • San Diego is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at San Diego, Sunday, July 30th