Pirates vs. Dodgers Free Pick
LOS ANGELES, CA (ATS Consultants) - Two teams that have won six of their last 10 will battle tonight when the Dodgers host the Pirates at 10:10PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Dodgers are -107 money line favorites over the Pirates, who are -101 on the money line. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Dodgers opened as -123 money line favorites but their odds have dropped all the way down to -107, while the Pirates' odds have gone from +114 up to -101. The total has also stayed at 7 after opening at that same number.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Pirates will throw Gerrit Cole, who is 4-3 on the year with a 3.76 ERA, against the Dodgers' Dan Haren, who is 5-3 with a 3.16 ERA. Pittsburgh enters play with a 23-29 record and is 7-16 on the road this year, while Los Angeles is 29-25 overall and 11-14 at home.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 77% of the betting public currently favors Los Angeles. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Los Angeles. According to latest MLB trends, the Dodgers are 5-0 in their last five games during Game 1 of a series and 6-1 in their last seven games following a loss. They're also 6-2 in their last eight games versus a right-handed starter and 9-4 in their last 13 games on Thursday. On the other side, the Pirates are 1-4 in their last five Thursday games, 3-13 in their last 16 games as a road underdog, and 1-5 in their last six games as an underdog overall.
MLB FREE PICK: LOS ANGELES DODGERS -107