Diamondbacks vs. Pirates Prediction

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Pittsburgh Pirates, 6/22/18 Prediction & Odds

The Arizona Diamondbacks were able to pick up a road win on Thursday. Can they follow it up with another victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates today at 7:05PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

951 Arizona Diamondbacks at 952 Pittsburgh Pirates

Friday, June 22, 2018

7:05PM ET – PNC Park


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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Diamondbacks are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -115 to win today. The Pirates are listed with a money line of -105 to win, while the over/under total for the contest is listed at 8 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 70 percent going on Arizona on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Diamondbacks win opener

The Arizona Diamondbacks were able to win the opener on Thursday on the road with a 9-3 victory at Pittsburgh. Arizona is now 41-33 overall and 18-17 on the road. The Diamondbacks average 4.49 runs per game on offense this year while allowing just 3.77 per contest.

Patrick Corbin takes the mound for the Diamondbacks this evening. He has started 15 games this year and is 6-3 with a 3.48 ERA and a 1.04 WHIP. He has pitched a total of 93.0 innings and has 117 strikeouts with 27 walks.

Pirates drop back-to-back games

The Pirates lost their second straight and third in four games by falling to the Diamondbacks in the series opener on Thursday. Pittsburgh is 36-38 overall and 21-18 at home. The Pirates are putting up 4.54 runs per game on offense while allowing 4.59 per contest.

Ivan Nova makes the start for Pittsburgh tonight. He has started 13 games this season and has a 4-5 record with a 4.42 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP. Nova has pitched a total of 73.1 innings and has 58 strikeouts with 15 walks.

MLB Betting Trends


The Diamondbacks have won five of their last six road games and five of their last seven against NL Central opponents.


The Pirates are just 2-8 in their last 10 against NL West opponents and 3-8 in their last 11 games against a team with a winning record.


After a long losing streak weeks ago, Arizona seems to have found a little footing again. Corbin has been, quietly, one of the better pitchers in the National League this season. I think he will have another strong outing tonight, making the Pirates miss a lot while putting few on base. I don’t see Nova being able to match his efforts.


The Pick: Arizona Diamondbacks -115


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