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

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between San Diego and Pittsburgh on Sunday, with the host Padres trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Pittsburgh puts its faith in starter Gerrit Cole to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 8-7. Getting the ball for the San Diego Padres is Clayton Richard, who owns a 5-11 record on the season with a 5.37 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The San Diego Padres were listed as 143 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-3.0 victory 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

47-57 San Diego battles the Pirates, currently with a 50-54 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Diego vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates odds would favor the Pirates if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. San Diego is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Pittsburgh is at No. 11.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the San Diego Padres and its No. 30-rated batting order, averaging 3.84 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 line up of the Pittsburgh Pirates at 4.22 runs per outing.

San Diego owns the No. 23 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 didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-2 to San Diego on Saturday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 24 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • San Diego is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of San Diego's last 16 games
  • San Diego is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, August 1st
San Diego home to Minnesota, Tuesday, August 1st