Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/05/2022 – The Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies will clash in their spring training game from Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Florida. The Pirates turned out to be one of the worst teams last season and they hope for a better performance this time. The Phillies have played well, but they failed to defeat the Atlanta Braves and make it to the playoffs. The baseball spread betting picks are turning towards to Phillies to take out the Pirates in this game.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies 04/05/2022
|When:||Tuesday, April 5, 12:05 PM ET|
|Where:||BayCare Ballpark, Clearwater, Florida|
The Pirates won their last game against the Orioles after smashing nine runs from the plate. From the pitching end, they gave up only three to Baltimore. Pittsburgh seems to be improving their performance but it is not enough for their regular season. The Pirates will turn in Zach Thompson as their starting pitcher in this game. Thompson is pretty new to the Pirates pitching squad and they need more support from the plate.
Players to watch: Cole Tucker SS (GP 11, AB 35, R 6, H 10, 2B 1, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 3, TB 19, BB 3, SO 8, SB 1, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.342, SLG 0.543, OPS 0.885, WAR 0), Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 11, AB 33, R 6, H 11, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 3, RBI 9, TB 25, BB 1, SO 11, SB 0, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.758, OPS 1.1, WAR 0).
The Phillies still have some of their key players on the team and they have been trying to make it to the postseason for the past two years. The Phillies lost against the Yankees in their last game with a final score of 5-2. Zach Eflin will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Eflin has been one of the top pitchers but has not been incredible with his overall performance.
Players to watch: Matt Vierling CF (GP 14, AB 34, R 3, H 8, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 0, RBI 7, TB 13, BB 2, SO 11, SB 1, AVG 0.235, OBP 0.289, SLG 0.382, OPS 0.672, WAR 0), Jean Segura 2B (GP 12, AB 33, R 5, H 5, 2B 0, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 10, BB 4, SO 2, SB 0, AVG 0.152, OBP 0.243, SLG 0.303, OPS 0.546, WAR 0).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Over is 3-0-1 in Pirates last 4 overall.
Pittsburgh is over 3-0-1 in their last 4 games as an underdog.
Over is 5-0 in Pirates last 5 during game 1 of a series.
Over is 3-0-1 in Pirates last 4 on grass.
Pirates are 4-0 in their last 4 Tuesday games.
Over is 5-0-1 in Phillies last 6 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Over is 4-0 in Eflins last 4 starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Phillies are 0-4 in Eflins last 4 starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Phillies are 0-5 in their last 5 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Over is 8-1-1 in Eflins last 10 starts during game 1 of a series.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
Take the Phillies to win this game and cover the spread with the best MLB betting picks on their side. The Pirates will need to work on their skills right from the start of the season if they want to win.
Score Prediction: Phillies 7, Pirates 3.