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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves 05/20/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Betting Analysis
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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves 05/20/2021 – A four-game series is all set to get underway as Pittsburgh Pirates take on Atlanta Braves from Truist Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The Pirates are still holding one of the worst records this season and they remain at the bottom of the NL Central Division play. Atlanta Braves have not progressed from their third spot in the NL East Division and they look forward to building on their last success. Pittsburgh will try to break their three-game losing streak as they take on the Braves in this game. The best mlb betting website has all the details available online for this exciting and entertaining game.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves 05/20/2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates will enter this game holding a 17-25 record on the season. Pittsburgh continues to trail Cincinnati Reds and they have a long way to make up for their loss. The Pirates dropped their last two-game series against the Cardinals. In their last game, Pittsburgh scored five and gave up eight to the Cardinals. Adam Frazier continues to take the lead from the plate with a batting clip of .321. The Pirates will turn in Wil Crowe as their starting pitcher in this game. Crowe is holding an ERA of 4.35 with 17 Ks on the season.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 40, AB 162, R 20, H 52, 2B 13, 3B 3, HR 1, RBI 13, TB 74, BB 15, SO 19, SB 3, AVG 0.321, OBP 0.387, SLG 0.457, OPS 0.844, WAR 0.6), K. Newman SS (GP 38, AB 141, R 11, H 30, 2B 3, 3B 1, HR 1, RBI 8, TB 38, BB 6, SO 10, SB 1, AVG 0.213, OBP 0.243, SLG 0.27, OPS 0.513, WAR -0.1).
The Braves won 20 and dropped 23 games this season. Atlanta continues to trail the Phillies in the second spot. The Braves dropped their last three-game against the New York Mets with a 1-2 record. In their last outing, Atlanta scored five runs and gave up four to the Mets. Charlie Morton gave up one earned and two hits in a span of six innings for the Braves. Drew Smyly will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Smyly is holding an ERA of 5.23 with 26 Ks on the season.
Players to watch: M. Ozuna LF (GP 43, AB 169, R 17, H 35, 2B 3, 3B 0, HR 6, RBI 23, TB 56, BB 17, SO 44, SB 0, AVG 0.207, OBP 0.283, SLG 0.331, OPS 0.615, WAR -0.2), D. Swanson SS (GP 43, AB 158, R 14, H 33, 2B 7, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 57, BB 11, SO 55, SB 2, AVG 0.209, OBP 0.27, SLG 0.361, OPS 0.631, WAR -0.2).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games.
Atlanta is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
Pittsburgh Pirates are struggling to score in big numbers and their starter is not a perfect match for the Braves. The top baseball betting predictions favor the Braves to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Braves 5, Pirates 2.