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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/09/2020 MLB Tips, Forecast and Baseball Betting

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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08-09-2020 MLB Tips Forecast and Baseball Betting

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/09/2020 – On Sunday, Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates will enter game three and conclude with their series from PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Tigers improved yet again on the season with a 7-5 record in the AL Central. The Tigers have already won their series against Pittsburgh with a 2-0 record and they sit at the second spot in the AL Central. Pittsburgh Pirates are struggling to make odds meet as they decline further to a 3-12 record. The Pirates are at the last spot in the NL Central division. It’s time to take a closer look into the mlb betting predictions as these teams clash in a non-division game.

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 08/09/2020

When: Sunday, August 9, 1:35 PM ET
Where: PNC Park, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
TV: FS-D
Stream: SofaScore

Detroit Tigers

If the Tigers were considered strong last year, it would have called for a laugh. Detroit was one of the worst teams last season, but 2020 has made everything different. In the last two games alone, Detroit Tigers smashed a total of 28 runs. The Tigers are strong from the plate and they are all set to cause damage this season. The top batsman on the squad is JaCoby Jones with a batting clip of .342. Jones has 10 RBIs and four homers this year. Spencer Turnbull will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Turnbull is holding a 1-0 record on the season with an ERA of 2.45.

Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP12, AB49, R8, H13, 2B1, 3B0, HR3, RBI8, TB23, BB0, SO15, SB0, AVG0.265, OBP0.269, SLG0.469, OPS0.739, WAR0), N. Goodrum LF (GP12, AB43, R4, H9, 2B3, 3B1, HR2, RBI9, TB20, BB4, SO21, SB0, AVG0.209, OBP0.265, SLG0.465, OPS0.73, WAR0)

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates are holding a terrible record that already seems like a failure. The Pirates have won just three of their 15 games this season. Last night, The Pirates scored just five runs from the plate while Detroit smashed 11 to victory. Pittsburgh is scoring an average of 4.2 runs per game and they seem to be getting worse. Colin Moran is the leading batsman for the Pirates with five homers and seven RBIs. Pittsburgh will turn in Steven Brault as their starter in this game. Brault is holding an ERA of 5.55 this season.

Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP14, AB58, R5, H9, 2B1, 3B0, HR2, RBI4, TB16, BB4, SO11, SB0, AVG0.155, OBP0.222, SLG0.276, OPS0.498, WAR0), J. Bell 1B (GP15, AB57, R7, H12, 2B1, 3B0, HR2, RBI5, TB19, BB3, SO19, SB0, AVG0.211, OBP0.246, SLG0.333, OPS0.579, WAR0).

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers

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Detroit Tigers

Detroit is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Tigers are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games against Pittsburgh.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh.
Detroit is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Detroit is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against an opponent in the National League.

Pittsburgh Pirates

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 5 games.
Pittsburgh is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Pittsburgh’s last 20 games against Detroit.
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit.

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks

It’s time to admit to the fact that Detroit is now a better team than the Pirates. Detroit has been a powerhouse in scoring and the mlb betting picks today are in favor of the Tigers to win.

Score Prediction: Detroit Tigers 7, Pittsburgh Pirates 4.