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Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates odds, tips and betting trends | May 30

At Dodger Stadium on Monday, the Pittsburgh Pirates (19-27) begin a three-game series versus the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-14), at 10:10 PM ET.

The Pirates are a big underdog (+261 on the moneyline to win) when they take the field at the Dodgers (-327). The starting pitchers are Walker Buehler (6-1) for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Zach Thompson (2-4) for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

The Dodgers won their last contest versus the Diamondbacks by a 3-1 score yesterday, with Tyler Anderson picking up the win pitching throwing six innings without giving up an earned run on five hits, while striking out six. Will Smith went 1-for-3 with a home run and an RBI to lead them offensively.

The Pirates fell to the Padres 4-2 yesterday. Ke’Bryan Hayes led the way offensively after going 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI, and Chris Stratton took the loss, pitching one inning, giving up one earned run on one hit while striking out one.

Before watching this Dodgers vs. Pirates matchup, here’s everything you need to know about Monday’s action on the diamond.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Betting Lines

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  • Favorite: Dodgers (-327, bet $327 to win $100)
  • Underdog: Pirates (+261, bet $100 to win $261)
  • Over/under: 8

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Dodgers Stats and Trends

Dodgers Betting Records

  • This season, the Dodgers have been favored 51 times and won 35, or 68.6%, of those games.
  • Los Angeles has played as a favorite of -327 or more once this season and lost that game.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 76.6% chance of a victory for the Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 24 of their 52 chances.
  • The Dodgers are 31-21-0 against the spread in their 52 chances this season.

Walker Buehler (Dodgers Probable Starter)

  • The Dodgers will send Buehler (6-1) to the mound for his 10th start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed six hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Washington Nationals.
  • The 27-year-old has an ERA of 2.91, a 3 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.234 in nine games this season.
  • He has three quality starts in nine chances this season.
  • Buehler will look to finish five or more innings for the 10th start in a row.
  • The Pirates rank 27th in MLB with a .221 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 28th in the league (.348) and 36 home runs.
  • The 27-year-old ranks 22nd in ERA (2.91), 37th in WHIP (1.234), and 42nd in K/9 (7.2) among qualified pitchers in the majors this year.

Dodgers Batting Stats

  • The Dodgers’ 55 home runs rank seventh in Major League Baseball.
  • Fueled by 160 extra-base hits, the Dodgers lead MLB with a .429 slugging percentage this season.
  • Los Angeles has a team batting average of .253 this season, which ranks fourth among MLB teams.
  • The Dodgers have scored the most runs (262) in baseball so far this year.
  • Los Angeles gets on base at a .337 clip, best in the league.
  • The Dodgers rank ninth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.0 whiffs per contest.

Pirates Stats and Trends

Pirates Betting Records

  • The Pirates have been victorious in 13, or 37.1%, of the 35 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Oddsmakers have given Pittsburgh the worst odds of winning they have seen this season with a +261 moneyline listed for this contest.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Pirates have a 27.7% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Pittsburgh and their opponents have hit the over in 17 of their 46 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Pirates have posted a record of 22-24-0 against the spread this season.

Zach Thompson (Pirates Probable Starter)

  • Thompson gets the start for the Pirates, his ninth of the season. He is 2-4 with a 5.50 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 34 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander last appeared on Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, when he threw 3 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.50, with 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings in nine games this season. Opposing hitters have a .277 batting average against him.
  • Thompson has one quality start under his belt this year.
  • Thompson has three starts this year that he pitched five or more innings.
  • The opposing Dodgers offense has the best slugging percentage (.429) and ranks seventh in home runs hit (55) in all of MLB. They have a collective .253 batting average, and are seventh in the league with 401 total hits and first in MLB action scoring 262 runs.

Pirates Batting Stats

  • The Pirates average 0.8 home runs per game to rank 25th in MLB play with 36 total home runs .
  • So far this season, the Pirates are slugging .348, the third-lowest average in baseball.
  • Pittsburgh’s .221 batting average ranks 27th in the league.
  • The offense for the Pirates is No. 29 in MLB action scoring 3.4 runs per game (155 total runs).
  • Pittsburgh is 26th in the league with a .294 on-base percentage.
  • The Pirates strike out 8.9 times per game to rank 21st in the league.

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Dodgers vs. Pirates: Live Streaming Info & Game Time

  • Game Day: Monday, May 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium
  • TV Channel: ATT Sportsnet Pittsburgh
  • Live Stream: fuboTV (Watch for free)

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