Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Los Angeles Dodgers - 6/7/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Los Angeles Dodgers (30-31) at Pittsburgh Pirates (31-30)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 12:35 pm (PNC Park)
Dennis Santana (1-0) (12.26) vs. Jameson Taillon (3-4) (3.97)
The Line: Pittsburgh Pirates -131 / Los Angeles Dodgers +121 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers conclude their series at the Pittsburgh Pirates in a Thursday MLB bout.
The Los Angeles Dodgers could not get outs at Pittsburgh Wednesday and the result was an 11-9 loss. Los Angeles starter Caleb Ferguson allowed four runs in 1.2 frames while Daniel Hudson, Brock Stewart and Scott Alexander each allowing two runs.
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The Dodgers banged out eight hits and walked eight times with Cody Bellinger going 2-2 with a homer, to runs driven in and two scored while Matt Kemp went 3-4 with five RBI’s and three runs followed by Max Muncy and Justin Turner with a pair of runs each.
The LA Dodgers end their visit to PNC Park with rookie Dennis Santana making his second start. Santana did not get a decision in his debut with five runs scored over 3.2 innings in an 11-5 win at Colorado.
The Pittsburgh Pirates struggled on the mound but made up for it with a monster effort at the plate to outscore the Dodgers Wednesday. Trevor Williams gave Pittsburgh three frames with four runs scoring with Steven Brault and Kyle Crick giving up a combined five runs.
The Pirates totaled ten hits and walked ten times with Josh Harrison going 2-3 with a run and three runs driven in while David Freese and Gregory Polanco recording two RBI’s each followed by Corey Dickerson who had three hits and scored four times.
Pittsburgh sends Jameson Taillon to the bump for the final game of the series versus the Dodgers. Taillon defeated St. Louis 4-0 last time out with three hits allowed over eight frames.
LA Dodgers are 8-0 in their last 8 road games and over is 5-2-1 in LA Dodgers last 8 overall and over is 5-2-1 in LA Dodgers last 8 on grass Pittsburgh are 2-8 in their last 10 overall and are 2-8 in their last 10 games on grass and under is 22-9-3 in Pittsburgh last 34 Thursday games. LA Dodgers are 7-1 in the last 8 meetings.
I think the Pirates have an advantage on the bump with Taillon but I wouldn’t go crazy…