Pittsburgh Pirates at Atlanta Braves 6/13/19 - MLB Betting Odds & Picks
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Atlanta Braves
MLB: 12:10 PM EST
Jun. 13, 2019
Latest Odds : ATL -152 Total 9
The Atlanta Braves will close out their home series with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday. The Braves are currently tied at the top of the NL East with the Phillies. Atlanta has won eight of their last ten games and beat the Pirates 7-5 on Tuesday. The Braves average 5.1 runs per game which ranks 10th in the MLB. Atlanta carries a 18-15 home record.
Julio Teheran will make his 15th start of the season for the Braves. Teheran is 4-4 on the year with 77.1 innings pitched. Teheran has 74 strikeouts and carries a 3.03 ERA. Teheran pitched 6 innings in his last start allowing no runs and 2 hits.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have won just two of their last ten games. The Pirates are 4th in the NL Central and have been struggling to find consistent wins over the last few weeks. Pittsburgh averages 4.3 runs per game which ranks 20th in the league. The Pirates are 17-18 on the road.
Joe Musgrove will make the start on the mound for the Pirates. Musgrove is 4-6 on the season with 73.2 innings pitched. Musgrove has 58 strikeouts and carries a 4.40 ERA. Musgrove pitched 8 innings in his last start allowing 3 runs on 5 hits.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pirates are 0-5 in their last 5 overall.
Braves are 22-10 in their last 32 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Over is 13-5-1 in Pirates last 19 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Over is 4-0-1 in Braves last 5 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
Free Betting Pick: UNDER 9 runs
The Braves and the Pirates will both have quality starting pitchers on Thursday afternoon. The under is 9-3 in Pirates last 12 Thursday games. The under is 6-2 in Teherans last 8 starts vs. National League Central. The Braves have the edge at home but the value is in the total. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 4-2 but, the play is on the UNDER.