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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/23/2021 Tips, Betting Predictions and Spread
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/23/2021 – Two weak teams that will not make it to the playoffs are all set to battle in a three-game series. The Arizona Diamondbacks will take on the Pittsburgh Pirates from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Diamondbacks are at the bottom of the NL West Division play and the Pirates are at the bottom of the NL Central. Both teams have no chance of getting qualified and they can hope for a better season next year. The MLB spread betting picks and predictions have all the details about this game as these teams square off in their first game.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/23/2021
Arizona Diamondbacks will either need to change its squad or create a new strategy that works well. The Diamondbacks have lost equally this season with a 42-83 record. Arizona is far behind the Giants at the top and is trailing the Rockies at the fourth. The Diamondbacks defeated the Rockies last night with a final score of 8-4 but lost the series with a 1-2 record. The Diamondbacks are yet to reveal their starter for this game against the Pirates. From the pitching end, they are holding the 29th rank with a team ERA of 5.22.
Players to watch: Pavin Smith 1B (GP 111, AB 407, R 55, H 110, 2B 22, 3B 3, HR 9, RBI 41, TB 165, BB 32, SO 83, SB 1, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.405, OPS 0.731, WAR 0.3), David Peralta LF (GP 115, AB 386, R 44, H 96, 2B 22, 3B 8, HR 6, RBI 50, TB 152, BB 36, SO 71, SB 1, AVG 0.249, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.394, OPS 0.709, WAR -0.1).
Pittsburgh Pirates will enter this game holding a 44-80 record on the season. The Pirates are just a few games ahead of the Diamondbacks and their overall performance has been too weak. Pittsburgh won their last series against the Cardinals with a 2-1 record. Last night, they gave up three runs and scored nothing in return. Wil Crowe will be sent to strike out the Diamondbacks in this game. Crowe has given up 18 home runs and is holding a 3-7 record with an ERA of 5.23. Crowe has struggled to make ends meet as a pitcher.
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 121, AB 438, R 70, H 133, 2B 28, 3B 3, HR 21, RBI 72, TB 230, BB 53, SO 98, SB 3, AVG 0.304, OBP 0.387, SLG 0.525, OPS 0.912, WAR 4.4), Kevin Newman SS (GP 113, AB 399, R 41, H 91, 2B 18, 3B 2, HR 4, RBI 27, TB 125, BB 19, SO 32, SB 3, AVG 0.228, OBP 0.264, SLG 0.313, OPS 0.577, WAR 0.4).
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
Arizona are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 8 games.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The online baseball sportsbook odds are in favor of the Diamondbacks to win this game and cover. The Diamondbacks are holding the 24th rank in OPS and 22nd in runs scored. Back Arizona to win and cover.
Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 6, Pirates 5.