Tonight, MLB fans get to see the best in the NL West taking on the worst in the NL Central. Of course, we are talking about the Pittsburgh Pirates playing against the San Francisco Giants at Pnc Park. According to baseball betting experts, the Giants are the favorite team to win. However, this is baseball and anything can happen. Thus, let’s take a look at our Pirates vs Giants Betting Pick to see what our experts think.
The Giants have been on a three-game winning streak giving them a multi-lead in the NL West. However, the Pirates are in bad shape and went down further in the standings after losing to the Giants 1-3. Therefore, can the Giants extend their winning streak or will the Pirates prevail?
Pirates vs Giants Betting Prediction and Analysis for 5/14/2021
The Pittsburgh Pirates will have the home advantage at PNC Park as they play against the Giants. However, considering how bad they are doing now, will it have any effect on tonight’s game? Last night, the Giants did well with OF Steven Duggar hitting a homerun in the fifth inning. Furthermore, SP Anthony DeSclafani only let one hit thru over 5 shutout frames to earn the win for the Giants.
In addition, according to sports betting statistics, Kevin Gausman (3-0 1.97 ERA) had a great start for the Giants. This is because through 45 innings, he went thru 47 batters and has a 0.88 WHIP. Thus, it is no wonder that the Giants are the favorite team to win at -150 and a 7.5 total.
On the other hand, we have the Pittsburgh Pirates who have lost 10 of their 16 home games. For Pirates betting fans this is a tough situation for them as they are now in last place in the ML Central division. This is because last night, they went 0-for-4 with runners in scoring position and drew just one walk.
For tonight’s baseball game, the Pirates will be starting with Tyler Anderson, a left-hander with a 3-3 3.05 ERA. In his last starting game, he let 2 runs thru 8 innings during a 6-5 road victory against Chicago.
According to baseball news, San Francisco is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games. In addition, Pittsburgh is 3-11 SU their last 14 games and 1-7 SU in their last 8 home games.
Pirates vs Giants Betting Pick
Game time: 05/14/2021 at 6:35 PM EDT
Bet on the San Francisco Giants at -150
The San Francisco Giants continues to surprise sportsbooks and fans this season with wins after wins. In addition, Kevin Gausman has been one of their better starters allowing only 10 runs in 45.2 innings. After 36 games, the giants rank 10 in OPS and 15 in scoring runs.
Pittsburgh on the other hand ranks 28 in OPS and 27 in scoring runs. We predict the San Francisco Giants will win the game wit ha final score of 5-3.