Padres Vs Pirates: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 3, 2021

Posted By Staff on May 3, 2021

The San Diego Padres (16-13) host the Pittsburgh Pirates (12-15) on Monday in game 1 of a three-game series, with the first pitch at 10:10 PM ET from PETCO Park. The Padres () enter the matchup after a series win over the Giants, and the Pirates () are coming off of a series loss to the Cardinals. Miguel Diaz takes the mound first for San Diego, and Tyler Anderson is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 3, 2021, 2:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Padres vs Pirates Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Diaz (SD) Pitcher Anderson (PIT)
0 – 0 W/L 2 – 2
0.0 IP 26.2
0.00 ERA 3.37
0.000 WHIP 1.240
0 K/9 8.8
0 BB/9 2.7

Padres Probable Starter Miguel Diaz

  • Diaz will start for the Padres, his first this season.
  • The 26-year-old righty makes his season debut and his first appearance in more than a year.
  • Diaz’s team was never favored on the moneyline a season ago in games he pitched.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 3, 2021 at 2:04 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Pirates Stats vs Diaz

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Wilmer Difo 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Pirates Probable Starter Tyler Anderson

  • Anderson (2-2) will take to the mound for the Pirates and make his sixth start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up one earned run and allowed three hits in six innings pitched against the Royals on Tuesday.
  • The Padres rank 16th in MLB with a .235 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 26th in the league (.366) and 29 home runs.
  • His team has been victorious in 50% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 2-2.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 3, 2021 at 2:04 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Padres Stats vs Anderson

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eric Hosmer 18 .333 6 1 3 .400 1.011
Wil Myers 16 .188 3 0 0 .278 .466
Manny Machado 13 .231 3 0 1 .333 .641
Jurickson Profar 8 .125 1 0 0 .125 .375
Jake Cronenworth 7 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Trent Grisham 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.300
Tommy Pham 5 .400 2 0 1 .571 1.171
Fernando Tatis Jr. 4 .000 0 0 0 .200 .200
Austin Nola 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334
Ha-Seong Kim 2 1.000 2 0 0 1.000 2.000

Padres Betting Trends

  • The Padres score an average of 3.2 runs per home game and 5.0 per contest away from PETCO Park.
  • The Padres score the 19th-most runs in baseball (116 total, 4.0 per game).
  • The Padres have put together a 12-9 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 57.1% of those games).
  • San Diego is 7-5 (winning 58.3% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -186 or shorter.
  • In the 29 games bookmakers have set an over/under for San Diego, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 11 times (11-17-1).
  • San Diego has a 3-3 record across the six games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.

Pirates Betting Trends

  • The Pirates have scored 102 runs (just 3.8 per game) this season, which ranks 27th in MLB.
  • They’ve scored 3.4 runs per game this season on the road while averaging 4.3 at home.
  • The Pirates have entered the game as underdogs 25 times this season and won 11, or 44%, of those games.
  • This season, Pittsburgh has won six of its eight games when they’re the underdog by at least +160 on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh’s games have gone over the total in 13 of their 27 chances.
  • Pittsburgh has played as the underdog in eight of its past 10 games and has gone 3-5 in those contests.

Padres Players to Watch

  • Eric Hosmer leads the Padres with 17 runs batted in.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, Hosmer ranks 10th in hits.
  • Trent Grisham has a club-high .321 batting average.
  • Grisham takes a six-game hitting streak into this game. During that streak he is hitting .360 with three doubles, two walks and an RBI.

Padres Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Manny Machado 108 .231 14 4 17 .317 .697
Jake Cronenworth 107 .262 15 2 7 .333 .726
Eric Hosmer 106 .302 11 3 17 .370 .804
Jurickson Profar 91 .253 14 1 10 .346 .687
Wil Myers 83 .253 12 4 13 .347 .793
Trent Grisham 78 .321 12 4 7 .391 .917
Fernando Tatis Jr. 75 .240 20 8 12 .326 .926
Tommy Pham 73 .205 4 0 5 .330 .549
Victor Caratini 65 .215 5 1 11 .316 .608
Ha-Seong Kim 51 .216 6 1 4 .286 .580

Pirates Players to Watch

  • Colin Moran leads Pittsburgh in home runs (four) and runs batted in (19) this season while batting .287.
  • Moran ranks 21st in RBI among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Bryan Reynolds has collected 28 hits this season and has an OBP of .381. He’s slugging .429 on the year.
  • Reynolds ranks 11th in SLG among qualified hitters in the majors.

Pirates Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Adam Frazier 106 .292 14 0 10 .361 .767
Bryan Reynolds 98 .286 20 2 12 .381 .810
Colin Moran 94 .287 9 4 19 .352 .831
Kevin Newman 86 .198 6 1 6 .231 .487
Phillip Evans 86 .221 14 4 7 .323 .707
Erik González 83 .229 5 2 14 .247 .608
Grégory Polanco 77 .208 11 3 5 .291 .655
Jacob Stallings 65 .246 7 1 8 .388 .788
Wilmer Difo 32 .250 3 1 3 .294 .763
Michael Perez 25 .160 2 1 3 .276 .596

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