Dodgers Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 30, 2022

Written By Staff on May 29, 2022

The Los Angeles Dodgers (33-14) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (19-27) on Monday to start a three-game series, with the first pitch at 10:10 PM ET at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers head into the matchup after a series win over the Diamondbacks, and the Pirates are coming off a series loss to the Padres. Los Angeles’ (-364 to win) Walker Buehler and Pittsburgh’s (+290) Zach Thompson will take the mound first.

The betting facts in this article reference odds valid as of May 30, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET.

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Dodgers vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Buehler (LAD) Pitcher Thompson (PIT)
6 – 1 W/L 2 – 4
52.1 IP 34.1
2.92 ERA 5.50
1.242 WHIP 1.544
7.2 K/9 7.1
2.4 BB/9 3.7

Dodgers Probable Starter Walker Buehler

  • Buehler (6-1 with a 2.92 ERA and 42 strikeouts in 52 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Dodgers, his 10th of the season.
  • His most recent time out was on Tuesday against the Washington Nationals, when the right-hander went 6 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • The 27-year-old has put up an ERA of 2.92, with 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings, in nine games this season.
  • Buehler has three quality starts under his belt this season.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has the 28th-ranked slugging percentage (.349) and ranks 25th in MLB play with 36 home runs. It has a collective .222 batting average, and is last in MLB with 331 total hits and 29th in MLB play scoring 155 runs.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 27-year-old’s 2.92 ERA ranks 23rd, 1.242 WHIP ranks 41st, and 7.2 K/9 ranks 43rd.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 30, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Buehler

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .334
Ke’Bryan Hayes 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Tyler Heineman 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh VanMeter 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Zach Thompson

  • The Pirates will hand the ball to Thompson (2-4) for his ninth start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up four earned runs and allowed seven hits in 3 2/3 innings against the Colorado Rockies.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.50 and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season.
  • In eight starts this season, he’s earned one quality start.
  • The Dodgers rank fifth in MLB with a .252 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks first in the league (.428) and 55 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 30, 2022 at 9:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Thompson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Freddie Freeman 5 .400 2 0 1 .500 .900
Trea Turner 2 .000 0 0 0 .333 .333
Kevin Pillar 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers have won 32 of the 46 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (69.6%).
  • Los Angeles has played as a moneyline favorite of -364 or shorter in only one game this season, which they lost.
  • The Dodgers have a 78.4% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Los Angeles has played in 47 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 21 times (21-24-2).
  • The Dodgers have gone 29-18-0 ATS this season.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have entered the game as underdogs 35 times this season and won 13, or 37.1%, of those games.
  • Pittsburgh has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +290.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 25.6% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 16 of their 46 opportunities.
  • In 46 games with a spread this season, the Pirates are 23-23-0 ATS.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Mookie Betts has 53 hits, a team-best for the Dodgers, on the way to hitting .294 with 11 doubles, 14 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB play, Betts ranks 23rd in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage, and sixth in slugging.
  • Freddie Freeman’s .395 on-base percentage and .483 slugging percentage both pace his team, and he has 18 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 26 walks while batting .306.
  • Among qualifying batters, Freeman ranks 16th in batting average, 10th in on-base percentage, and 24th in slugging.
  • Trea Turner is hitting .297 with 11 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 18 walks.
  • Turner enters this game on a 21-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .359 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, four walks and 12 RBI.
  • Justin Turner has 14 doubles, four home runs and 13 walks while hitting .224.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 182 .297 21 4 40 .358 .803
Mookie Betts 180 .294 49 14 32 .382 .971
Freddie Freeman 180 .306 33 4 29 .395 .878
Cody Bellinger 163 .221 20 5 18 .291 .696
Justin Turner 161 .224 20 4 29 .281 .666
Chris Taylor 153 .242 22 5 20 .326 .770
Gavin Lux 132 .273 28 1 12 .353 .701
Will Smith 122 .246 20 5 23 .354 .764
Edwin Ríos 76 .263 11 6 16 .300 .813
Austin Barnes 53 .226 12 4 9 .317 .808

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Ke’Bryan Hayes leads Pittsburgh with an OBP of .371, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .381.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Hayes is 32nd in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 24th, and he is 110th in slugging percentage.
  • Bryan Reynolds has collected 34 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .308.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Reynolds ranks 147th in batting average, 107th in on-base percentage and 113th in slugging percentage.
  • Michael Chavis is batting .286 with a .473 slugging percentage and 15 RBI this year.
  • Diego Castillo has been key for Pittsburgh with 26 hits, an OBP of .267 plus a slugging percentage of .345.

Pirates Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Bryan Reynolds 160 .212 16 6 10 .308 .683
Ke’Bryan Hayes 155 .284 19 1 16 .371 .752
Michael Chavis 112 .286 11 4 15 .320 .793
Diego Castillo 110 .236 11 2 9 .267 .612
Jack Suwinski 89 .180 11 5 11 .247 .629
Josh VanMeter 89 .213 9 3 8 .278 .649
Rodolfo Castro 53 .170 5 0 0 .267 .475
Michael Perez 40 .100 2 2 4 .182 .432
Tyler Heineman 31 .161 3 0 1 .212 .438
Cal Mitchell 21 .238 1 0 2 .273 .606

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