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Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Pick

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers are on the road at the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball action. The Los Angeles Dodgers are 38-23 on the season, which is first place in the National League West. Los Angeles has won back to back games, but are just 5-5 over their last 10.

The Pittsburgh Pirates come into this game with a 27-32 record. The Pirates are coming off a loss as well. Pittsburgh lost at Toronto on Sunday. The Pirates are in fourth place in the National League Central. The Pirates have lost six out of their last 10 games.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are -190 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The total for this game is 7.5.

Hot hitting Los Angeles Dodgers

Los Angeles enters the game as one of the top hitting teams in all of Major League Baseball. The Dodgers are scoring 4.9 runs per game, and picking up nearly 9 hits per game. The team batting average ranks 4th in the league, at .256, and they have clubbed the third most homeruns, at 77.

Shohei Ohtani has been everything they went out and got him for. He is hitting .322 on the season, and has crushed 14 homeruns, and drove in 38. Mookie Betts has 9 homeruns, and 32 runs batted in. Freddie Freeman is another, as he has 7 homeruns, 16 doubles and has drove in 35 runs.

The Los Angeles Dodgers are throwing Tyler Glasnow in this game. Glasnow is 30 years old and holds a 6-3 record and 3.04 earned run average. The right hander has struck out 95 batters in 74 innings this season. His last start came on May 28th on the road at the Mets. It was his 11th of the season, and he went seven strong innings.

Youngster for Pirates

For the Pittsburgh Pirates, Jared Jones is going to get the nod. The rookie sits with a 3-5 record and a 3.55 earned run average. Jones has made 11 starts this season, and thrown 63.1 innings. The right-hander has allowed 11 homeruns in those 11 starts.

Pittsburgh is allowing 4.5 runs per game, and have a team ERA of 3.92. The pitching has been better, but still room to grow for the young staff. On the offensive side, they lack power, as they are in the bottom third of the league in homeruns. The Pirates as a team are hitting .229, which is better than 5 other teams.

The top offensive threats for Pittsburgh have been Connor Joe, with his .280 batting average, Bryan Reynolds with 8 homeruns and 12 doubles, along with veteran Andrew McCutchenm with 8 home runs as well.

Dodgers Top Pirates

A pair of strikeout pitchers going into this game. Offensive players are going to have to have the mindset of putting the baseball in play. Look for multiple strikeouts, and in the end, the better team wins this game.

Take the Los Angeles Dodgers -190 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Enjoy this National League Baseball affair on Tuesday!

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