Los Angeles Dodgers at Pittsburgh Pirates 5/25/19 - MLB Betting Picks & Odds
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB: 7:15 PM EST
May. 25, 2019
Latest Odds : LAD -182 Total 8
Are the Dodgers the best team in the majors and the team to beat in the World Series? That is a common question that is being asked in Los Angeles and around baseball as the Dodgers have been running through the opponents like a buzz saw this year and have not really looked challenged. The Pirates on the other hand have been able to struggle to their record of 3 games over the five hundred mark. However, the Pirates are a team that has been sketchy at times and that really has not helped the team look as impressive as what they could be.
Cody Bellinger is the leader for the Dodgers offense on the year. He has ended up with a total of 17 homers and 44 RBIs on the year. However, Bellinger has ended up hitting at a clip of .394 on the season. Josh Bell is leading the Pirates offense with a total of 16 homers, 47 RBIs and has been able to hit at a clip of .339.
Hyun-Jin Ryu is the pitcher the Dodgers are putting on the mound in this game. This year Ryu has posted a 6-1 record with a 1.52 ERA. He has thrown a total of 59.1 innings and allowed only 40 hits and 4 walks. What else is impressive is Ryu has struck out a total of 59 batters on the season.
Joe Musgrove is the pitcher the Pirates are putting on the mound in this game. He has a 3-4 record and a 3.67 ERA on the year. He has thrown a total o 54 innings this season with 44 strikeouts. The downside is he has allowed 41 hits and 17 walks on the year.
Recent Betting Trends:
Dodgers are 36-16 in their last 52 games vs. a right-handed starter.
Pirates are 4-9 in their last 13 home games.
Over is 6-1-1 in Dodgers last 8 vs. a team with a winning record.
Over is 7-1 in Pirates last 8 home games.
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -182
The Dodgers have really been playing great baseball all season and that has not really been a question. What else is impressive is the pitching of Ryu and his uncanny ability to put the Dodgers in the position to lock down a win in almost any game and that will definitely continue in this game here. Final Score, Los Angeles Dodgers win 6-1.