Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres MLB Prediction
- Title : Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres MLB Prediction
The Padres have lost the last four games. Can they bounce back today?
The Pittsburgh Pirates are fourth in the NL Central with a 37-42 record. They have won 3 of the last 5 games.
The Pirates are 21th in the league scoring 4.26 runs per game and 18th allowing 4.69 runs per game.
They will start Luis Ortiz tonight who is 2-3 for the season with a 3.74 ERA.
The San Diego Padres are fourth in the NL West with a 37-43 record.
They have lost the last four games.
The Padres are 20th in the league scoring 4.32 runs per game and are 6th in the league, allowing 4,06 runs per game.
San Diego will start Joe Musgrove tonight who is 6-2 for the season with a 3,88 ERA.
- The Pirates have won 3 of the last 4 against the Padres
- Pirates are 0-5 in Ortizs last 5 starts after allowing 2 runs or less in their previous game
- Pirates are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. National League West
The Pirates vs Padres series closes out tonight in Pittsburgh. The home team won the previous two games quite easily by 7-1 and 9-4. Allowing 16 runs in two games is unacceptable from a solid defensive team like the Padres who are ranked 6th in the league in allowed runs. They will have Joe Musgrove on the mound today and he has a great season with a 6-2 record. The Padres strike out today more than they did in the last two matches and will cut their four-game losing streak.
San Diego Padres -2.5
|San Diego Padres to win
|18:35 : 29-Jun-23