Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction 4/5/2024

The Baltimore Orioles (4-2) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (6-1) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and televised on MASN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 4:12 ET.

Orioles vs Pirates

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The Orioles Are Coming Off A Win

The Orioles were able to pick up a 4-3 win over the Royals in their last game. Baltimore was the favorite in this one, coming in at -171. The Orioles were able to score two runs in the 8th and 9th innings to win the game.

Corbin Burnes got the start for Baltimore, going 5 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs. Yennier Cano got the win in relief. At the plate, James McCann and Adley Rutschman each had two hits.

Grayson Rodriguez Gets The Start For The Orioles

Grayson Rodriguez will be making his second start of the season for the Orioles, and he is coming off a strong outing in his first start of the year. Rodriguez picked up the win in his first start, going 6 innings and giving up just 1 earned run on 4 hits. He struck out 9 batters and did give up a home run.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

For the Orioles, we have Gunnar Henderson as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His hits projection is 11th best in the league today. He also has the 2nd best odds on the team to hit a home run, with his home run projection being 11th best in the league. Anthony Santander is our top projected Orioles hitter in terms of hitting a home run, as his home run projection is 9th best in the league today. Adley Rutschman has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team, and his total hits projection is 19th best in the league today.

The Pirates Are Coming Off A Win

The Pittsburgh Pirates scored four runs in the first inning and held on to win 7-4 over the Washington Nationals. The Pirates were led by Connor Joe, who had a home run and two RBIs. Michael A. Taylor also had a good game, going 3/4 with a double and an RBI.

Washington starter Josiah Gray struggled, giving up six earned runs in 4 1/3 innings. Martín Pérez picked up the win for Pittsburgh, giving up two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings. CJ Abrams hit a home run for the Nationals.

Jared Jones Gets The Start For The Pirates

Jared Jones is making his first start of the season at home against the Orioles. He picked up a win in his first start of the year, going 5 2/3 innings and striking out 10 batters. However, he did give up 3 earned runs and allowed 3 home runs in that outing.

Pirates Offense Breakdown

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Looking at the Pirates’ player prop projections for today, we see that Ke’Bryan Hayes has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 7th highest in the league. His home run projection is 3rd on the team and 13th in the league. Bryan Reynolds is 3rd on the team in total hits and his home run projection is 2nd on the team and 10th in the league. Oneil Cruz is 2nd on the team in hits and has the highest home run projection on the team and 8th in the league.


Orioles vs Pirates Prediction


If you’re looking for a pick on today’s Orioles vs. Pirates matchup, we would recommend taking the Pirates on the money line, with a payout of +118. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Pirates, giving them a good amount of value on the money line.

Looking at the starting pitcher’s Grayson Rodriguez is projected to finish with six strikeouts, which is ninth among starters today. For the Pirates, Jared Jones is projected to finish with five strikeouts, and the Pirates are predicted to finish with the most team strikeouts today.

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