Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks 8-9-22

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks 8/9/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks 8/9/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Pittsburgh Pirates will take on the Arizona Diamondbacks in an MLB showdown at Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ, on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 9:40 PM EDT.


The Pirates are coming into this game with a 44-65 record overall and are 20-35 on the road after beating Baltimore 8-1 on Sunday led by Ke’Bryan Hayes with a 2-run home run. Pittsburgh is currently sitting 4th in the NL Central.


The Pirates’ offense has been an overall issue this season as the team is only averaging 3.63 runs per game, placing 28th in the league. The pitching hasn’t been all that much better either, giving up 4.99 runs per game.


For Tuesday’s game, Zach Thompson will take the mound for Pittsburgh. Thompson is 3-8 on the season with 85.2 innings pitched, 60 KS, and carries an ERA of 5.15. 


  • The Pirates are 5-15 SU in their last 20 games against the Diamondbacks.
  • The Pirates are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games down the road.
  • The Pirates are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games down the road against the Diamondbacks.

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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks Predictions 8/9/2022


The Arizona Diamondbacks are heading into this match with a 49-59 overall record after beating Colorado by a score of 6-4 on Sunday.


The Arizona Diamondbacks haven’t had as much success this season but the team has definitely shown some strength. The Diamondbacks are averaging 4.25 runs per game, placing 19th in the league. Arizona is currently sitting 4th in the NL West.


Ketel Marte has 92 hits and 39 RBIs to lead the team while Daulton Varsho and Christian Walker conspire for 162 hits and 112 RBIs.


Tommy Henry will head to the hill for the Diamondbacks to make his 2nd start on the mound. Henry is 0-1 on the season with 5 innings pitched, 3 KS, and carries an ERA of 7.20. He went 5 innings against the Cleveland Guardians while giving up 4 runs.


  • The total went UNDER in 5 of Arizona’s last 6 games against the Pirates.
  • The Diamondbacks are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.
  • The Diamondbacks are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home against the Pirates.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks.  The MLB pick for this contest is the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Diamondbacks have the 4th best record in MLB with 61-46 against the run line this season against a Pirates bullpen that ranks 25th in MLB with an ERA of 4.40.


However, Pittsburgh may have a pitching advantage when facing Tommy Henry on the mound who does not have much MLB experience this season.


Tommy Henry has just 5 innings under his belt while Zach Thompson has a 5.15 ERA and 1.46 WHIP on the season. Prediction: The Pittsburgh Pirates will win this game with a final score of 6-4.


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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Arizona Diamondbacks 8/9/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 9:40 PM (EDT)


Location: Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ


Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 


TV: Bally Sports Arizona


MLB Odds: Pittsburgh Pirates +126


MLBB Totals: 9


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