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2021 MLB Handicapping
(35-25) Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-35)
Date: Wednesday, June 9th, 2021
Time: 7:05 PM ET
Venue: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Projected Pitchers: Tony Gonsolin (LAD) vs. Tyler Anderson (PIT)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -160 | Pirates +150
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Dodgers -1.5 (-130)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 9
The Los Angeles Dodgers will travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates in a 3 game series starting Tuesday night.
Ke’Bryan Hayes missed first base and was called out after hitting a first-inning homer, sending Walker Buehler on his way to seven scoreless innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pirates 5-3 Tuesday night in game 1 of the series.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Despite having the 3rd best record in the National League, the Dodgers find themselves in 3rd place in their own division as the San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres lead the stacked NL West. LA lost their last 2 games against the Atlanta Braves and are now 3 games behind the Giants.
Los Angeles is one of the best offensive teams in the league, averaging 5.31 runs per game. Their .238 batting average is 12th in the league. Their .337 on base percentage is 3rd, while their .404 slugging percentage is 12th in the league.
Los Angeles’ pitching has also been one of the best in the league. Opponents have a .209 batting average against the Dodgers, which is 1st in the league. Their 3.26 ERA is 4th, while their 1.09 WHIP is 1st.
The Pirates won 3 of their 4 games against Miami over the weekend to secure the series win. Despite the solid showing, Pittsburgh still holds the 4th worst record in baseball and the 2nd worst in the NL.
Pittsburgh is averaging 3.55 runs per game. Their .229 batting average is 23rd in the league. Their .300 on base percentage is 24th, while their .349 slugging percentage is 30th.
Pittsburgh’s pitching also hasn’t been good. Opponents have a .246 batting average against the Pirates, which is 22nd. Their 4.69 ERA is 24th, while their 1.32 WHIP is 18th.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 35-25 overall
- Dodgers are 16-15 on the road
- Dodgers are 11-0 in their last 11 games against Pittsburgh
- Pirates are 23-36 overall
- Pirates are 13-17 at home
Free Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Prediction:
he Dodgers are getting some pieces back, making them a more dangerous team than we’ve seen in the first couple months of the season. Los Angeles has the ability to pile up crooked numbers in a hurry and they’ve had success against Anderson during his tenure with the Rockies.
The Dodgers take this one rather convincingly on the road.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Dodgers -1.5
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