Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Preview

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The Pittsburgh Pirates will play host to the Los Angeles Dodgers at PNC Park. The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. ET and this NL showdown will be shown on ATPT and SNLA.

Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

The Pirates are 25-22 straight up (SU) and 26-20 against the spread (ATS). They’ve gained 5.7 units for moneyline bettors and 1.8 units ATS. On the other hand, the Dodgers are 32-18 SU and have gone 23-27 against the spread. In total, the team’s accumulated 7.8 units for gamblers taking the moneyline through the early part of the year, but have lost 0.8 units ATS.

Pirates games have an over/under record of 24-21-1 so far in 2019. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 25-23-2.

As a unit, Pittsburgh’s pitching staff has yielded 4.9 runs per game overall in 2019. The club’s starters have a 4.23 ERA, 1.23 WHIP and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.60 ERA, 1.43 WHIP and 10.5 K/9.

Pittsburgh’s offense has put up 4.0 runs per contest, including 4.8 per game over its last 10 games and 6.0 per game over its last five. The team has hit .282/.346/.506 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.

The Pirates’ batters have been led by Josh Bell, who is hitting .339/.408/.718 with 16 home runs, 47 RBIs and 35 runs scored.

In the visiting dugout, Los Angeles’ pitchers have allowed 3.9 runs per game and its starters own a 2.96 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 8.96 K/9. The bullpen has an ERA of 4.62, along with a WHIP of 1.02.

The Dodgers offense has slashed .252/.344/.446 on its way to 5.1 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.3 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 4.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (3-2 SU).

Los Angeles’ offense has been led by Cody Bellinger. Bellinger is hitting .394/.478/.765 with 17 home runs, 44 RBIs, 43 runs and seven steals.

The Dodgers just lost an 8-1 game to the Rays, while the Pirates are coming off of a 14-6 win against the Rockies.

Dodgers at Pirates Free Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – Pirates, ATS Winner – Dodgers, O/U – OVER

Betting Notes

  • The under has hit in three of Los Angeles’ last seven games.
  • The Dodgers have hit 14 home runs in their last 10 games. The Pirates have hit 15 over their last 10.
  • Pittsburgh has posted 24.0 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 games and 25.6 over its last five.