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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/24/2021 Game Analysis, Baseball Tips and Forecast
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Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/24/2021 – The Arizona Diamondbacks and Pittsburgh Pirates will continue their series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pirates are at the bottom of the NL Central Division play with a terrible 45-80 record on the season. The Arizona Diamondbacks are worse after winning just 42 and dropping 84 in return. The Pirates, Diamondbacks, and Orioles are the teams with the worst record in the majors. The picks on baseball are available online with the odds and lines intact for the Diamondbacks to get past the Pirates.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/24/2021
Arizona Diamondbacks dropped their last game against the Pirates with a final score of 6-5. The Diamondbacks hope for a chance as they turn in Madison Bumgarner in this game. The southpaw is holding a 7-7 record on the season with an ERA of 4.06, 93 Ks, and 23 BBs. Josh Rojas is the leading batsman from the plate with an average of .285. Pavin Smith is the leader in hits with 110 while David Peralta is the RBI leader with 50. The Diamondbacks will turn to the plate for support in this game.
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).
The Pittsburgh Pirates won their last game against Arizona, but they will deliver JT Brubaker in this game as their starter. Brubaker holds one of the worst pitching records on the season (4-13). The righty has an ERA of 5.49 and has 118 Ks in total. Pittsburgh has Bryan Reynolds as their leading batsman with a .304 batting record. Reynolds has smashed 21 home runs with 133 hits and 72 RBIs in total. The Pirates will struggle to get past the Diamondbacks with Brubaker on the mound as their starter.
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 is 13-2 SU in their last 15 games against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games.
Arizona Diamondbacks vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The top online sportsbook picks have slanted towards Diamondbacks to win this game and cover the spread. The Pittsburgh Pirates have a weak pitcher and their batting unit is not intact. Look for the Diamondbacks to rebound.
Score Prediction: Diamondbacks 6, Pirates 2.