Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction 4/9/2024

The Detroit Tigers (6-4) travel to face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (9-2) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh and televised on BSDET. The Pirates are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Tigers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tigers. First pitch is set for 12:35 ET.

Tigers vs Pirates

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The Pirates will look to close out this series against the Tigers after picking up a 7-4 win in the last game. Despite being out-hit, the Pirates had more than enough offense to get the job done. Bryan Reynolds went 2/5 with a home run, while both Connor Joe and Jared Triolo drove in two runs.

Mitch Keller got the start for the Pirates and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. On the other side, Reese Olson took the loss, giving up six earned runs in just 4 1/3 innings of work. Detroit’s offense did most of its damage early, scoring one run in the 1st inning and three times in the 2nd.

Despite the Tigers’ offense jumping out to an early lead, the Pirates’ pitching staff held strong, not allowing a run after the 8th inning. Detroit’s final run came in the 9th inning. Neither team hit a home run, but the Pirates did have two doubles.

Casey Mize Gets The Start For The Tigers

Casey Mize is getting the start for the Tigers on the road against the Pirates. In his first start of the season, he went 4 1/3 innings and gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits. He did strike out 4 batters but gave up a pair of home runs.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

For the Tigers, we have some player props to keep an eye on. Matt Vierling has the 2nd highest hits projection on the team and his total is 20th best in the league today. Jake Rogers has the highest home run projection on the team and his total is 11th best in the league. Riley Greene has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and Spencer Torkelson is the top Tiger in terms of home run projections, which is 11th best in the league today.

The Pirates are off to a great start this season, as they have won nine of their first 11 games. They are currently in first place in the NL Central and have a three-game lead over the Brewers. Pittsburgh has been excellent at home, going 3-1, and they have also been very good on the road, going 6-1. They have also been excellent during the day, going 8-1.

Pittsburgh is currently on a three-game winning streak and has also won three straight series. They have been excellent as the underdog this season, going 7-1, and have also been good as the favorite, going 2-1. They are currently in the middle of a series with the Tigers, and they have already won the first game.

When the Pirates win, they win by an average of 2.9 runs per game, and they have covered the run line in nine of their 11 wins. They are 3-1 ATS at home, and their run line win streak is at three games. As an underdog, they are 7-1 ATS.

Despite the fact that the average combined run total in Pittsburgh Pirates games this season is 10.1, the over/under line for their game against the Detroit Tigers today is set at just 8.5 runs. The over/under record for Pirates games this season is 8-3, and when the line has been set at 8.5 runs, the over/under record is 5-2. So far this season, the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs in seven of the Pirates’ 11 games.

Martín Pérez Gets The Start For The Pirates

Martín Pérez is getting the start for the Pirates at home against the Tigers. In his first start of the season, he picked up a win against the Nationals, going 6 2/3 innings and giving up 2 earned runs. He struck out 6 and gave up 1 home run. In his second start, he went 4 1/3 innings and took a no-decision vs. the Marlins.

Pirates Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking for some player props for the Pirates, we have some projections for a few key players. Ke’Bryan Hayes has the 15th highest total hits projection in today’s slate of games and is 3rd on the team in terms of home run projections. Bryan Reynolds is 3rd on the team in terms of total hits projections and has the 10th best odds to hit a home run today. If you’re looking for a Pirates player to go deep, our model likes Oneil Cruz as he has the best odds on the team and 7th best in the league to hit a home run.


Tigers vs Pirates Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Tigers vs. Pirates game is to take the Pirates on the money line at -128. We have the Pirates winning this one by a score of 5-4. As for the over/under, we like the over, as our predicted line has the combined score coming in at nine runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Martin Perez is projected to finish with five strikeouts, while Casey Mize is predicted to finish with five. Perez is also predicted to go 0.2 innings longer than Mize.

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