On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Los Angeles Dodgers meet at Dodger Stadium in a National League MLB matchup. The Pirates took a 4-0 lead on Monday, but the Dodgers rallied late with clutch hitting to tie the game. Craig Kimbrel blew the save in the ninth inning, and the Pirates won 6-5.
The Dodgers have an overall record of 33-13 and had won four games in a row before losing on Monday. Although the Dodgers scored five runs on Monday, their offence has struggled in recent games. They won 3-1 against the Arizona Diamondbacks just two games ago. Mookie Betts has been the team’s most valuable player, with 15 home runs and 33 RBIs.
On the other side of this clash, the Pittsburgh Pirates have a 20-27 overall record, yet just when you think they’re done, they succeed. On Monday, the Pirates let the Dodgers to claw their way back into the game, but a clutch ninth-inning inning sealed the victory. With an average of 3.37 runs per game this season, the Pirates offence has struggled. Ben Gamel has been the team’s leading hitter, with three home runs and 17 RBIs.
Julio Urias, who has a 3-4 record and a 2.49 ERA, takes the mound for the Dodgers. He pitched six innings against the Nationals last time out, allowing four hits and one run.
The Pirates have gone 0-6 in their previous six Tuesday games. Urias has a 7-1 record in his previous eight Tuesday starts for the Dodgers. In Urias last five Tuesday starts, the under is 5-0. In the Dodgers’ last four Tuesday games, the over is 4-0.
The Dodgers were defeated on Monday, but this game will be different. Urias just allowed one run in his previous start, and the Pirates will struggle to score in this game.
Free Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers