Padres vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 14, 2021

Written By Staff on April 14, 2021

The San Diego Padres (8-4) will look for continued power from a hitter on a hot streak when they square off against the Pittsburgh Pirates (4-7) on Wednesday at 6:35 PM ET at PNC Park. Trent Grisham is on a three-game home run streak for the Padres () against the Pirates (). San Diego has Joe Musgrove set to start, while Pittsburgh counters Tyler Anderson.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 14, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Musgrove (SD) Pitcher Anderson (PIT)
2 – 0 W/L 0 – 2
15.0 IP 10.1
0.00 ERA 5.23
0.200 WHIP 1.650
10.8 K/9 10.5
0.0 BB/9 1.7

Padres Probable Starter Joe Musgrove

  • Musgrove (2-0) pitches first for the Padres to make his third start this season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Rangers, when the righty threw nine scoreless innings without allowing a hit.
  • The Padres were favored on the moneyline for two Musgrove starts this season — they won both.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Musgrove

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Frazier 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Erik González 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gregory Polanco 2 1.000 2 1 2 1.000 3.500
Wilmer Difo 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Tyler Anderson

  • The Pirates’ Anderson will make his third start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Thursday, when he threw 5 1/3 innings, giving up three earned runs while allowing 10 hits against the Cubs.
  • The Padres rank seventh in MLB with a .254 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks ninth in the league (.409) and 14 home runs.
  • His team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 14, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Anderson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Wil Myers 16 .188 3 0 0 .278 .466
Eric Hosmer 15 .333 5 1 3 .412 1.012
Manny Machado 11 .273 3 0 1 .333 .697
Jurickson Profar 6 .167 1 0 0 .167 .500
Jake Cronenworth 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Tommy Pham 4 .500 2 0 1 .600 1.350
Trent Grisham 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 3.000

Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres average 4.4 runs per road game while scoring 3.9 per contest at home.
  • The Padres score the 12th-most runs in baseball (49 total, 4.1 per game).
  • The Padres have been favored on the moneyline 12 total times this season. They’ve gone 8-4 in those games.
  • San Diego is 2-1 (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -235 or shorter.
  • San Diego has played in 12 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total four times (4-8).
  • San Diego played as the moneyline favorite in each of its last 10 games, and went 6-4 in those matchups.
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Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates won 19, or 32.8%, of the 58 games they played as underdogs last season.
  • Pittsburgh had a record of 2-5 when they were set as an underdog of +195 or more by sportsbooks last season.
  • Games involving Pittsburgh went over the total set by sportsbooks in 26 of 59 chances last season.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Wil Myers leads the Padres in home runs (three) and runs batted in (11).
  • Myers ranks 11th in hits (14), 19th in HR (3), sixth in RBI (11), 23rd in OBP (.438), and eighth in SLG (.659) among the qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Eric Hosmer has hit three home runs to pace his team.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Hosmer ranks 11th in hits (14), 19th in HR (3), 18th in RBI (9), and 23rd in OBP (.438).

Padres Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jake Cronenworth 47 .362 7 0 1 .423 .891
Manny Machado 44 .250 6 2 5 .377 .809
Eric Hosmer 41 .341 5 3 9 .438 1.048
Wil Myers 41 .341 8 3 11 .438 1.097
Tommy Pham 39 .128 3 0 1 .286 .414
Jurickson Profar 36 .278 5 0 3 .364 .697
Ha-Seong Kim 28 .179 3 1 2 .281 .567
Victor Caratini 25 .240 1 1 8 .259 .659
Luis Campusano 19 .105 0 0 0 .190 .295
Trent Grisham 15 .400 6 3 4 .526 1.593

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Colin Moran finished with a .247 average last season, with 10 home runs and 23 RBI.
  • Moran’s hits and batting average fell outside of league leaders among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Adam Frazier finished with 23 RBI while batting .230 and hitting seven homers.
  • Among qualified hitters, Frazier did not rank in the top 25 in home runs and hits in the league.

Pirates Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Frazier 209 .230 22 7 23 .297 .661
Bryan Reynolds 185 .189 24 7 19 .275 .632
Erik González 181 .227 14 3 20 .255 .614
Colin Moran 178 .247 28 10 23 .325 .797
Grégory Polanco 157 .153 12 7 22 .214 .539
Kevin Newman 156 .224 12 1 10 .281 .557
Jacob Stallings 125 .248 13 3 18 .326 .702
Michael Perez 84 .167 7 1 13 .237 .475
Phillip Evans 39 .359 6 1 9 .444 .931
Anthony Alford 28 .214 5 2 7 .241 .741

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