New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 6 (7/6): MLB

New York Yankees vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 6 (7/6): MLB

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Odds
Time 7:05 p.m. EST
Yankees money line -200
Yankees run line -1.5 (-130)
Pirates money line +195
Pirates run line +1.5 (+110)
Over / under 9

 

Key stats
  New York Yankees Pittsburgh Pirates 
Record 58-23 33-47
Road / home record 24-14 20-22
Last 10 record 6-4 4-6
Streak L2 W1
Over / under record 34-44-3 34-40-6
Runs / game 5 3.7
Runs allowed / game 3.03 5.07

 

Preview

The Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates  will play game 2 and the last game of their 2-Game series at PNC Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, Pittsburgh Pirates is 1-0 Vs the Yankees this season after winning 5-2 in game 1.

New York Yankees 

New York Yankees have lost 2 games in a row now after losing from the Guardians 0-2 and the  losing from the Pirates 2-5 scoring only 2 runs in 2 the last 2 games and allowing 7 runs. The Yankees had 10 hits but couldn't score more than 2 runs in game 1 and they will have to do better to end their losing streak and win this game. Yankees are 2nd in runs scored and 1st in runs allowed this season.

Probable pitcher:

Luis Severino (4-3, 3.35 ERA) will be on the mound for the Yankees in game 2 on Wednesday, Severino's last start was against Houston Astros and he went 6 innings allowing 2 earned runs and had 4 strikeouts in a game that ended as a 1-2 loss for the Yankees.

Pittsburgh Pirates 

Pittsburgh Pirates have upset the Yankees yesterday as a huge underdog and they will try to repeat it again tonight. The pirates have been very good offensively in the last few games as they have scored 30 runs in 6 games including 5 runs Vs the 1st team in runs allowed this season the Yankees. Pirates are the 28th in runs scored and 26th in runs allowed this season.

Probable pitcher: 

Mitch Keller (2-5, 5.14 ERA) will be on the mound for the Pirates in game 2 on Wednesday, Keller's last start was against Washington Nationals and he went 4 innings allowing 5 earned runs and had 4 strikeouts in a game that ended as a 8-7 win for the Pirates.

Betting Trends

New York Yankees have gone Under the total in 6 of last 7 games.

New York Yankees are 6-3 Straight up last 9 games.

New York Yankees have gone Under the total in 4 of last 5 road games

Pittsburgh Pirates are 4-2 Straight up last 6 games.

Pittsburgh Pirates have gone Over the total in 5 of last 7 home games.

Pittsburgh Pirates have gone Over the total in 4 of last 6 games.

Prediction

Even Though last night's game went Under the total, there was a lot of scoring opportunities missed by the Yankees as they had 2 runs only on 10 hits while the Pirates had 5 runs on 9 hits. Pirates games at home goes Over most of the time and I will go with the Over in this one.

PICK: Total Over 9 runs (+105).

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