Dodgers vs. Pirates Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, April 25, 2023

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Dodgers vs. Pirates Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, April 25, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Pittsburgh Pirates (16-7) will put their seven-game win streak to the test when they host the Los Angeles Dodgers (12-11) Tuesday at 6:35 PM ET on SportsNet PT. Bookmakers consider the Dodgers to be -116 favorites, while the Pirates are -103 underdogs to keep their streak alive.

Noah Syndergaard will get the ball for Los Angeles while Pittsburgh will counter with Johan Oviedo.

Dodgers vs. Pirates Odds

  • Dodgers odds to win: -116
  • Pirates odds to win: -103
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • Time: 6:35 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet PT

Who Will Win Dodgers vs. Pirates?

Dodgers and Pirates Betting Trends

The Dodgers have won 52.4% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (11-10).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -116 or shorter, Los Angeles has a record of 11-10 (52.4%).

The Pirates have been underdogs in 18 games this season and won 11 (61.1%) of those contests.

Pittsburgh has a record of 9-7 in games where oddsmakers have it as underdogs of at least -103 on the moneyline.

The Dodgers have combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times this season for a 12-10-1 record against the over/under.

So far this season, the Pirates and their opponents have hit the over in nine of their 23 games with a total.

Dodgers Stats & Insights

The Dodgers score the fourth-most runs in baseball (121 total, 5.3 per game).

Los Angeles averages 1.9 home runs per game to rank second in MLB play with 43 total home runs.

The Dodgers have the 23rd-ranked batting average in the majors (.230).

Los Angeles strikes out 9.6 times per game, the fifth-worst average in the majors.

The Dodgers pitching staff is 22nd in the majors with a collective 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings.

Los Angeles has the 16th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.37).

Pirates Stats & Insights

The Pirates have scored 111 runs this season, which ranks 10th in MLB.

Pittsburgh’s 27 home runs rank 11th in Major League Baseball.

The Pirates have a team batting average of .250 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.

Pittsburgh ranks seventh in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.1 Ks per contest.

The Pirates strike out 8.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 17th in MLB.

Pittsburgh has the ninth-best ERA (3.64) in the majors this season.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

The Dodgers are sending Syndergaard (0-3) out for his fifth start of the season. He is 0-3 with a 4.91 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 22 2/3 innings pitched.

James Outman leads Los Angeles in batting average (.311) this season while adding seven home runs and 19 RBI.

Freddie Freeman has 26 hits and an OBP of .379 to go with a slugging percentage of .449 this season.

Mookie Betts has 21 hits this season and a slash line of .269/.387/.474.

J.D. Martinez is batting .250 with an OBP of .306 and a slugging percentage of .534 this season.

Pirates Key Players to Watch

The Pirates’ Oviedo (2-1) will make his fifth start of the season.

Andrew McCutchen is hitting .275 with four doubles, four home runs and 12 walks.

Ke’Bryan Hayes is hitting .227 with six doubles, two triples, a home run and seven walks.

Connor Joe has six doubles, two triples, two home runs and eight walks while batting .357.

Carlos Santana is hitting .253 with eight doubles, two home runs and 10 walks.

Dodgers and Pirates Injuries

Dodgers: Miguel Rojas: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Will Smith: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

Pirates: Rob Zastryzny: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Chase De Jong: 15 Day IL (Knee), Ji-Man Choi: 60 Day IL (Achilles), Oneil Cruz: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Jarlin García: 60 Day IL (Arm), Max Kranick: 60 Day IL (Elbow), JT Brubaker: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Dodgers vs. Pirates Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Pirates 5, Dodgers 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8 runs
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