Pittsburgh Pirates versus Arizona Diamondbacks Major League Baseball Betting Preview

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The NL West division first place Arizona Diamondbacks will return home as they face a slumping Pittsburgh Pirates team from Major League Baseball action Monday night. The Diamondbacks and Pirates will get things started from Arizona at 9:40PM Eastern Time and you can catch all of the action over the MLB Extra Innings Channel.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team Arizona Diamondbacks favored by -150 odds with the take back on the road underdog Pittsburgh Pirates at +135 odds. The run over under line is set at 8 ½ runs. Those who wager on the Arizona Diamondbacks on the run line and lays the -1 ½ runs will get back +140 odds. Bettors who choose the +1 ½ run head start with the Pittsburgh Pirates will have to lay -160 odds for their run line wager.

The pitchers for game one of this three game series will be left hander and former Astro Wandy Rodriguez for the Pirates as he opposes former Oakland Athletics hurler right hander Trevor Cahill for the Diamondbacks. Rodriguez is responsible for the 1-5 Pittsburgh Pirates only win of the season as he pitches his team to a 3-0 shout out victory against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday as a -132 betting favorite. Rodriguez threw 6 2/3rd innings giving up no earned runs and two hits. The 1-5 Pirates looks to get their bats on track after getting swept by the LA Dodgers over the weekend as they produced just two runs total over the three game series. The Pirates are 30th and last in MLB in runs per game at 1.33 and batting average as the cub bats a pitiful .119 in their first six games of the season. The Arizona bats have been hot thus far as the team is pushing across 6.17 runs per game and is second in Major League Baseball in team batting average by hitting .293 as a club. Cahill is responsible for the Diamondbacks only loss of the season as he gives up three earned runs and five hits working 5 2/3rd innings in a 6-1 loss at home to St Louis on Tuesday.

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