LA Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction MLB Picks 6/4/24

Pittsburgh Pirates (27-32) vs LA Dodgers (38-23)

Game Info: Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 6:40 pm (PNC Park)

Jared Jones (3-5) (3.55) vs Tyler Glasnow (6-3) (3.04)

Betting Odds: Pittsburgh Pirates +153 / LA Dodgers -182 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

In this article, we will formulate an LA Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates prediction for this MLB game on Tuesday, June 4th, at PNC Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Dodgers recent form and recent player performance 

-The Pirates recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Los Angeles

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Pittsburgh

-Recent betting trends in games played between Los Angeles and Pittsburgh 

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Dodgers and Pirates. 

Dodgers look for Third Straight Win

The Dodgers have won two games in a row and the pitching has given up only one run over their last two games. On Sunday, the Dodgers were able to secure the 4-0 victory. Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman both hit a home run. Starting pitcher Gavin Stone went five innings, giving up four hits and zero runs. The Dodgers are averaging 4.87 runs while their pitching is giving up 3.46 runs per game. The offense is ranked 6th in the league while the pitching is ranked 2nd. Shohei Ohtani has hit 14 home runs and driven in 38 RBIs so far this season. Teoscar Hernandez has hit 12 home runs and driven in 38 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Dodgers will be Tyler Glasnow who sits with a 6-3 record and an ERA of 3.04. In his last start against the New York Mets, he went seven innings giving up two hits and two earned runs. 

Why the Dodgers Will Win

  • The Pirates have lost each of their last five home games against NL West opponents that held a winning record.
  • The Dodgers have won nine of their last 10 night games against the Pirates following a home win.
  • The Pirates have failed to cover the run line each of their last five games at PNC Park against NL West opponents that held a winning record.
  • The Dodgers have covered the run line in five of their last six games.

Pirates Coming off Disappointing Loss

The Pirates are coming off a disappointing serie against the Toronto Blue Jays and they sit with a 27-32 record. The Pirates scored four runs on Sunday but the defense gave up five runs and they lost. The bright spot on the offense was Rowdy Tellez who finished with three hits and four RBIs. The Pirates are averaging 4.05 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.48 runs per game. The offense is ranked 22nd in the league while the pitching is ranked 18th in the league. Bryan Reynolds has hit eight home runs and driven in 32 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Pirates will be Jared Jones who sits with a 3-5 record and an ERA of 3.55. In his last start against the Detroit Tigers, he went 4.1 innings giving up five hits and seven runs. 

Why the Pirates Will Win

  • The Pirates have won six of their last seven games as underdogs against National League opponents following a loss.
  • The Dodgers have lost five of their last six games as road favorites following a home win.
  • The Pirates have covered the run line in nine of their last 10 night games against teams that held a winning record.
  • The Dodgers have failed to cover the run line in each of their last four games as road favorites against NL Central opponents.

LA Dodgers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Prediction

The Dodgers are going to put on a show here with the offense and this game is going to get out of hand early. Jared Jones is getting the start for the Pirates and in his last start he gave up seven runs. The Dodgers are averaging 4.87 runs per game and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. The Pirates are going to struggle to get anything going against Glasnow who was really good in his last start. The Dodgers are going to cruise to the victory here. Back the Dodgers on the run line. 

Shane’s Pick Dodgers -1.5

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