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MLB Odds Betting - San Francisco Giants Underdogs vs Pirates at Pittsburgh

The visiting San Francisco Giants hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at PNC Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

For the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gerrit Cole gets the ball, charged with keeping the San Francisco Giants hitters off the base paths. He'll face Johnny Cueto, 5-7 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Pittsburgh Pirates in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -120 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.0-4.1 win for the Pirates on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

San Francisco Giants vs Pittsburgh Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (37-42) will face the 30-51 Giants in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs San Francisco injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 14-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 28-rated San Francisco Giants in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 25-rated batting order, averaging 4.25 runs per nine innings, against the No. 29 line up of the San Francisco Giants at 3.84 runs per outing.

Pittsburgh owns the No. 13 defense, allowing 4.25 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Francisco's No. 22-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Giants enjoyed a 5-3 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Wednesday, with Ty Blach throwing 6.1 innings of 7-hit ball at AT&T Park.

The Pirates didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Tampa Bay 4-0 on Thursday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • San Francisco is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
  • San Francisco is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • San Francisco is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Pittsburgh
  • Pittsburgh is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

San Francisco at Pittsburgh, Saturday, July 1st