The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates meet again on Tuesday. All odds and trends for this game can be found at Oddsmaker sportsbook.
The Pirates lost again on Tuesday to the Dodgers, but still have control of the final playoff spot in the National League. They received a pretty good outing from jeff Karstens who was out pitched by the Dodgers hurler. Tonight Pittsburgh will send Kevin Correia to the mound who has won his last seven decisions. Correia is pitching to a 4.49 ERA in 116 innings pitched this season and will look to continue his hot streak tonight.
The Dodgers pulled back into a tie with the Giants in the division race with their win vs. the Pirates yesterday. Aaron Harang turned in a solid performance on the mpound yesterday to improve his record to 8-7 on the season. Tonight the Dodgers send Chad Billingsley to the mound who also comes into the game hot having won 4 starts in a row. Billingsley has strucj out 118 batters in 131 innings of work this season.
Pittsburgh is 6-1 in their last seven games as a home underdog, 25-11 in their last 36 home games, and 6-0 in Correia’s last six starts. Los Angeles is 6-1 in their last seven road games, 3-7 in their last 10 game two of their series, and 6-2 in Billingsley’s last eight starts in game two of a series. Los Angeles is 5-1 in their last six games in Pittsburgh.
Both pitchers come into this game on fire. We like the Pirates here as they are almost in must win mode and are at home at sportsbooks.