Dodgers Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on June 10, 2021

The Los Angeles Dodgers (36-25) take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (23-37) a game after Justin Turner hit a pair of home runs in a 2-1 win over the Pirates. The Dodgers are favored (-225) in this matchup with the Pirates (+188), which starts at 12:35 PM ET on Thursday. Julio Urias starts for Los Angeles while Pittsburgh will counter with Mitch Keller.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of June 10, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Dodgers vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Keller (PIT)
8 – 2 W/L 3 – 6
72.1 IP 44.2
3.48 ERA 6.65
0.940 WHIP 1.720
10.0 K/9 9.7
1.1 BB/9 5.2

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias makes the start for the Dodgers, his 13th of the season. He is 8-2 with a 3.48 ERA and 80 strikeouts over 72 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Friday, the lefty tossed five innings against the Braves, giving up one earned run while surrendering four hits.
  • The opposing Pirates offense has a collective .226 batting average, and is 26th in the league with 448 total hits and 29th in MLB action with 210 runs scored. They have the worst slugging percentage (.346) and rank last in home runs (41) in all of MLB.
  • The Dodgers have a 9-3 record in Urías’ 12 starts this season when they were the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2021 at 2:20 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Gregory Polanco 4 .250 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Adam Frazier 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Bryan Reynolds 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Kevin Newman 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ben Gamel 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Colin Moran 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Mitch Keller

  • The Pirates will hand the ball to Keller (3-6) for his 12th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw two innings against the Marlins, giving up two earned runs while allowing two hits.
  • The Dodgers have scored 320 runs this season, which ranks second in MLB. They have 492 hits, 11th in baseball, with 75 home runs (11th in the league).
  • His team is 4-6 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 10, 2021 at 2:20 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Keller

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Albert Pujols 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers score an average of 5.1 runs per game on the road compared to 5.4 per contest at home.
  • The Dodgers are the second-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 5.2 runs per game (320 total).
  • The Dodgers have compiled a 36-24 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 60% of those games).
  • Los Angeles is 16-2 (winning 88.9% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -225 or shorter.
  • In the 61 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Los Angeles, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 30 times (30-29-2).
  • Los Angeles has a 5-5 record from the 10 games it was moneyline favorites over its last 10 matchups.

Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 29th with just 210 total runs (3.5 per game) this season.
  • In home games this season, they have scored a total of 121 runs (3.9 per game) while plating 89 total away from PNC Park, an average of 3.1 per contest.
  • The Pirates have been underdogs in 54 games this season and won 19 (35.2%) of those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 3-4 when they’re set as an underdog of +188 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 27 of their 60 opportunities.
  • In eight games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, Pittsburgh has a record of 3-5.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Turner has 10 doubles, 11 home runs and 31 walks while batting .274.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Turner’s home run and hit totals do not rank in the top 15.
  • Chris Taylor has racked up 33 runs batted in to pace his team.
  • Taylor ranks seventh in OBP among qualified hitters in MLB.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Justin Turner 212 .274 39 11 32 .366 .842
Mookie Betts 204 .245 32 5 21 .354 .780
Chris Taylor 189 .275 45 8 33 .394 .870
Max Muncy 188 .266 39 13 31 .410 .931
Gavin Lux 179 .235 24 5 25 .287 .661
Will Smith 159 .264 29 5 19 .358 .792
A.J. Pollock 111 .270 15 4 19 .314 .746
Matt Beaty 92 .283 17 3 26 .377 .790
Austin Barnes 87 .230 10 2 14 .337 .693
Albert Pujols 86 .198 9 5 12 .242 .614

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in home runs with nine and runs batted in with 28.
  • Reynolds’ .384 OBP ranks 14th, and his .495 SLG ranks seventh among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Adam Frazier leads Pittsburgh in batting with a .329 average while slugging two homers and driving in 24 runs.
  • Among qualified hitters, Frazier ranks fifth in AVG (.329), 10th in OBP (.392), first in SLG (.468), and first in hits (78) in the league.
  • Frazier enters this game on a 12-game hit streak. He’s hitting .333 over that span with one homer.

Pirates Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Frazier 237 .329 35 2 24 .392 .860
Bryan Reynolds 208 .284 36 9 28 .384 .879
Kevin Newman 201 .204 19 1 10 .244 .498
Erik González 181 .215 14 2 17 .249 .531
Grégory Polanco 166 .205 17 5 18 .267 .610
Jacob Stallings 149 .235 14 4 25 .329 .732
Colin Moran 120 .292 10 4 20 .353 .811
Phillip Evans 116 .216 15 4 8 .321 .666
Ka’ai Tom 78 .154 8 2 11 .303 .547
Michael Perez 71 .141 7 4 8 .197 .535

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