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

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to improve on a 55-54 record when they take on the San Diego Padres, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Tuesday.

It's a pitching duel between Chad Kuhl for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-0 on the year) and Luis Perdomo for San Diego Padres (5-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Pittsburgh was a -175 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-3.0 win for the Padres on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (55-54) will face the 48-63 Padres in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs San Diego injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 26 and the San Diego Padres at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has baseball's No. 14-rated offensive output, at 8.81 hits per game. The San Diego Padres average 8.24 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

San Diego brings the No. 25-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates's No. 19-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Padres endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Phillies on Sunday, with J Cosart throwing 5 innings of 10-hit ball at PETCO Park.

The Pirates were saddled with a loss last time out in G Cole's start, as they lost 7-3 against Cincinnati on Sunday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Diego is 13-4 ATS in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
  • San Diego is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • San Diego is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Diego at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, August 10th