Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Baltimore vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction 4/7/2024

The Baltimore Orioles (5-3) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (7-2) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and televised on MASN. The Pirates are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Orioles are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Orioles. First pitch is set for 1:35 ET.

Orioles vs Pirates

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The Pirates picked up a 5-4 win over the Orioles in the previous game of this series, which needed 11 innings to decide a winner. Pittsburgh closed as the +119 underdog, while the Orioles were listed at -143. Baltimore was held to just four hits, compared to 11 for the Pirates.

Neither team hit a home run in the game, but Joey Bart went deep for the Pirates, and he finished with two RBI’s. Rowdy Tellez also drove in a run for Pittsburgh, while Oneil Cruz went 2/6 with an RBI and a stolen base. As for the Orioles, they didn’t have a player drive in more than one run, and Jordan Westburg scored two of their four runs.

Bailey Falter got the start for Pittsburgh and didn’t give up a run in his six innings of work, while Tyler Wells started for Baltimore and also didn’t give up a run. However, Wells only went 5 1/3 innings, and the Pirates got to the Orioles bullpen for three runs in the 2nd inning before the Orioles tied it up with runs in the 9th and 10th innings.

Dean Kremer Gets The Start For The Orioles

Dean Kremer and the Orioles are on the road to take on the Pirates. Kremer started the season with a no-decision at home against the Royals, where he went 5 1/3 innings, giving up 3 earned runs on 5 hits and struck out 5.

Orioles Offense Breakdown

For the Orioles, we have Gunnar Henderson as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits. His total hits projection is 19th best in the league today. Anthony Santander has the best odds to hit a home run for the Orioles, as his home run projection is 8th best in today’s slate of games. Ryan Mountcastle is 2nd on the team in total hits, and his home run projection is 16th best in today’s games. Adley Rutschman is 2nd in total hits on the team, and his home run projection is 18th best in the league today.

Marco Gonzales Gets The Start For The Pirates

Marco Gonzales is getting the start for the Pirates at home against the Orioles. He is coming off a start in which he went 5 innings and allowed 1 earned run on 4 hits, with 2 walks and 4 strikeouts. He did not allow a home run in his first start of the season.

Pirates Offense Breakdown

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For the Pirates, we like Oneil Cruz to have a big game at the plate. He has the highest home run projection on the team and the 7th best in the league today. Ke’Bryan Hayes has the 9th best hits projection in the league, and Bryan Reynolds is 17th in that category. Reynolds does have the 8th best home run projection in the league.


Orioles vs Pirates Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Orioles vs. Pirates matchup is to take the Pirates on the money line at +105. We have the Pirates winning this one by a score of 6-5, and with the payout at +105, there is some good value in this pick.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Marco Gonzales finishing with more strikeouts than Dean Kremer. Gonzales is projected to finish with four K’s, while Kremer is at just four. Offensively, we have the Pirates finishing with nine hits compared to the Orioles with eight.

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