Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1-2023

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/1/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/1/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

 

The PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will be the next venue of MLB action in the field between the visiting Detroit Tigers and the home-team Pittsburgh Pirates in an inter-League quick two-game series on Tuesday evening.

 

Detroit dropped to 47-59 overall after losing five of the last six contests played, fell to 25-29 when playing away from home following two losses out of the recent three road matches played, and placed third in the AL Central with 6.5 games behind the Minnesota Twins in the first place.

 

The Tigers posted a total of 417 runs scored to date but also wasted 512 for a -95 run-difference over the course of the season.

 

The Detroit Tigers struggled as of late losing three straight home outings and two of the last two road contests played including the recent 6-8 road loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday.

 

Detroit was allowed to just six runs on eleven hits with two errors committed while RP Tyler Holton (0-2, 1.99 ERA) took the loss for the Tigers after yielding 3 hits and 2 earned runs with just one strikeout through 1.0 innings pitched.

 

The Detroit Tigers management will appoint right-hander Matt Manning to open a short two-game set against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.

 

The twenty-five-year-old right-handed thrower marked a 3-2 record on the season with 4.32 ERA, a solid 1.08 WHlP, and 30 strikeouts while conceding 32 hits, 13 free walks, and 7 long balls across 41.2 frames of work this year.

 

Manning was hit hard in his last start after the right-hander gave up 7 earned runs in 5.0 innings pitched in a 4-11 home loss to the Los Angeles Angels on July 27.

 

The totals went OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 contests while the Tigers are 1-5 SU in their last 6 matches played.

 

The Detroit Tigers are 5-2 straight up in their last 7 outings versus Pittsburgh while the totals went UNDER in 6 of the Tigers’ last 9 road games.

 

The Detroit Tigers are 6-2 SU in their last 8 contests when playing on the road against the Pittsburgh Pirates. 

 

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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates Predictions 8/1/2023

 

The Pittsburgh Pirates are staying in their home field looking to extend their winning streak to three with a victory in the opener of a quick two-game set versus the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.

 

Pittsburgh improved their overall standing to 47-58 after winning three of the last four matches played, raised their home record to 25-27 following two straight home triumphs, and placed fourth in the NL Central with 10 games behind the Cincinnati Reds in the first place.

 

The Pirates accumulated 435 runs scored to date but also surrendered 506 for a run-difference of -71 over the year.

 

The Pittsburgh Pirates enter this two-game competition after winning the last two home contests played including the recent 6-4 victory in the tenth frame over the Philadelphia Phillies last time out.

 

Josh Palacios nailed a two-run home run in the 10th inning as the Pirates rallied twice from a two-run deficit to beat the Phillies on Sunday and won in the three-game series. 

 

The Pittsburgh Pirates management will turn to Right-handed Pitcher Johan Oviedo to start game 1 of 2 series against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.

 

The twenty-five-year-old starter posted a 4-11 record this year with an ERA of 4.60, a nice WHlP at 1.35, and struck out a total of 106 batters in his starts with 109 hits, 49 free bases, and 13 home runs granted through 117.1 innings pitched for the season.

 

In his recent appearance on the mound, Oviedo led the Pirates in a 3-2 road triumph over the San Diego Padres on July 26 after the right-hander allowed just one earned run but struck out 5 hitters through 6.0 frames of work.  

 

The totals went OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh’s last 13 outings while the Pirates are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games played.

 

The totals went OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 home matches played while the Pirates are 2-6 straight up in their last 8 contests when playing at home versus the Detroit Tigers.

 

The totals went OVER in 7 of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ last 8 outings against a rival in the American League.

 

Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates. The MLB Pick for this contest is Pittsburgh -120.

 

The Pirates gained momentum after winning two straight games and will be playing with home-field advantage on Tuesday.

 

After playing for 106 matches, Detroit ranked 29th in OPS and 28th in runs scored while Pittsburgh ranked 25th in OPS and 27th in runs scored for the season. The prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates will win 6-5.

 

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Detroit Tigers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 8/1/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

 

Location: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Date: Tuesday, August 1, 2023

 

TV: BSDT

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Pittsburgh Pirates -120

  

MLB Totals: 8.5

 

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