Pirates at Blue Jays 8/13/17 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Toronto Blue Jays
MLB: 1:07 PM EST
Aug. 13, 2017
Latest Odds : TOR -130 Total 9
The Pirates are a team that has struggled on the year, but they are only 3 games back from the Cubs on the year. However, the Pirates can have some success on the season and that could be something the Pirates are going to look forward to because it means they will have a chance to run down the Cubs.
With the Pirates offense they are a little bit on the weak side as they have only scored 492 runs on the year which is ranked 25th, but they are hitting .246 which is ranked 24th. The Pirates do have a team ERA that is sitting at 4.17 on the season.
For the Blue Jays they have had struggled quite a bit on the year and find themselves sitting in dead last on the year. However, the Blue Jays would like to pick up some more wins on the year if they can as even in their position of dead last they are closer than a lot of teams to first place as they are only 11 games back.
With the Blue Jays they have put in a total of 489 runs on the year which is tied for 26th. The Blue Jays have been able to hit at a clip of .242 and that is ranked 27th in the league. The team ERA for the Blue Jays is sitting at a good rate of 4.60 and that is ranked 19th.
Recent Betting Trends:
Pirates are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. a team with a losing record.
Blue Jays are 5-2 in their last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
Under is 5-2 in Pirates last 7 road games vs. a team with a losing record.
Under is 4-1 in Happs last 5 starts overall.
Free Betting Pick: Pittsburgh Pirates +120
This Pirates team didn't play well in yesterday's loss but Pittsburgh has won 7 of last 11 games and as underdog get it done again tonight. Love the underdog price on what looks like coin flip pitching match-up. Hotter Pirates bats stay hot and get much needed win. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Pirates win 4-3.