Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies 09/23/2021 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies 09/23/2021 – A four-game series is all set to get underway as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Philadelphia Phillies in their last few games of this regular season. The Pirates will enter this game with a winning record after their last success against the Reds. The Philadelphia Phillies are coming into this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Phillies are sitting at second place in the NL East Division play behind the Braves. The MLB expert picks have predicted a winner for this game based on the recent betting trends.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies 09/23/2021
|When:||Thursday, September 23, 7:05 PM ET|
|Where:||Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Reds in their last game with a 6-2 final score. The Pirates are now 57-94 with their overall record and it’s too late to progress from the bottom of the NL Central. Connor Overton will get the ball as their starter this season. Overton has a total of nine Ks this season and is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA. The Pirates have nothing more to lose after their poor performance this season. Pittsburgh will need to build on a new squad next year with some top players on their team
Players to watch: Bryan Reynolds LF (GP 148, AB 526, R 85, H 155, 2B 32, 3B 5, HR 24, RBI 88, TB 269, BB 70, SO 113, SB 5, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.383, SLG 0.511, OPS 0.895, WAR 5.4), Kevin Newman SS (GP 138, AB 483, R 45, H 108, 2B 21, 3B 3, HR 5, RBI 34, TB 150, BB 24, SO 38, SB 5, AVG 0.224, OBP 0.261, SLG 0.311, OPS 0.571, WAR 0.7).
The Philadelphia Phillies will enter this game after taking out the Orioles in their last game. The Phillies smashed four and gave up three to Baltimore. Aaron Nola will get the ball as their starter in this game. Nola is holding an 8-8 record on the season with an ERA of 4.48 and 211 Ks in total. The Phillies are now two-plus games behind the Braves in NL East Division play. Philadelphia won a total of 78 games and dropped 74 in return. Philadelphia’s battle for the postseason continues and they are trying to get past the Braves.
Players to watch: Jean Segura SS (GP 123, AB 484, R 74, H 143, 2B 26, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 55, TB 217, BB 37, SO 70, SB 9, AVG 0.295, OBP 0.355, SLG 0.448, OPS 0.804, WAR 3.7), Bryce Harper RF (GP 130, AB 454, R 94, H 142, 2B 39, 3B 1, HR 33, RBI 80, TB 282, BB 90, SO 120, SB 13, AVG 0.313, OBP 0.429, SLG 0.621, OPS 1.05, WAR 5.5).
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Numbers
Pittsburgh are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games against Philadelphia.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 10 games on the road.
Pittsburgh are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Philadelphia.
Pittsburgh are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Pittsburgh’s last 12 games played on a Thursday.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia’s last 6 games.
Philadelphia are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia’s last 11 games against Pittsburgh.
Philadelphia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Philadelphia are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Philadelphia Phillies Betting Picks
The Pittsburgh Pirates are no match for the Phillies with their weak performance. The Phillies have a better batting squad and a decent pitcher on the mound. The forebet baseball prediction is in favor of the Phillies to win this game.
Score Prediction: Phillies 6, Pirates 3.