The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers will meet in the rubber match of their series this afternoon in Detroit. You can find the latest odds for this game at Just Bet sportsbook.
The Tigers followed up a Friday night win with a Saturday loss to the Pirates. The Tigers had 10 hits as a team including a Prince Fielder home run, but were only able to score three runs. Max Scherzer will get the start for the Tigers today to try and take the series. Scherzer has been up and down all season as evident by the fact that he has let up 54 hits in just 41 innings pitched. He will look to right the ship today and improve on his 6.26 season ERA.
The Pirates showed some life yesterday beating the Tigers in what was a big win for the young Pirates. Andrew McCutchen led the Pirates’ attack with two home runs and 4 RBI’s. AJ Burnett earned his 2nd win of the season going 7 strong innings. Today Kevin Correia will start for the Pirates. Correia has lost in last 4 starts and his ERA sits at 4.50 for the season.
Detroit is 36-18 in their last 54 games against the N.L. Central, 43-14 in their last 57 interleague home games, and 15-7 in Scherzer’s last 22 home starts. Pittsburgh is 18-36 in their last 54 games against the A.L. Central, 9-47 in their last 56 interleague road games, and 0-4 in Correia’s last four starts. Pittsburgh is 1-4 in their last five games in Detroit.
We do not see that the Tigers have a decided pitching advantage so with odds like this we will jump on the home underdog and take the Pirates money line odds so before wagering read sportsbook reviews.