New York Yankees vs. Pittsburgh Pirates – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Yankees (58-22) and Pittsburgh Pirates (32-47) square off in the first of a two-game series on Tuesday at PNC Park, at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees are coming off a series victory over the Guardians, and the Pirates a series split with the Brewers.

The Yankees are heavily favored (-215 moneyline odds) when they take on the Pirates (+185). The Yankees will give the ball to Jameson Taillon (9-1) versus the Pirates and Jose Quintana (1-4). The total for this game is set at 8.5.

Yankees vs. Pirates Predictions

Yankees vs. Pirates Betting Odds

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Yankees vs. Pirates Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • New York was the moneyline favorite for 11 of its last 10 games, and finished 6-5 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings — 11 had a set run total — the Yankees and their opponents combined to go over the total two times.
  • New York’s ATS record is 5-6-0 over its past 10 games.


  • Pittsburgh has played as the underdog in 10 of its past 10 games and has won three of those contests.
  • The Pirates and their opponents have combined to hit the over five times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Pittsburgh has won six of its last 10 games against the spread.

Yankees vs. Pirates Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Jameson Taillon

  • The Yankees have a 10-5-0 ATS record in Taillon’s 15 starts that had a set spread.
  • The Yankees have been favored on the moneyline in 12 of Taillon’s starts this season, and they went 10-2 in those matchups.
  • Taillon’s team has won 13 of his 15 starts.
  • Taillon’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in seven of 15 contests.

Projected starter: José Quintana

  • Quintana’s team is 10-5-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • His team has won 46.2% of his starts when they are underdogs on the moneyline (6-7).
  • Quintana’s team has won seven of his 15 starts.
  • Games Quintana has started this season hit the over five times in 15 chances.

Yankees Batting Leaders

  • Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with 29 home runs and 59 runs batted in, while racking up a team-best batting average of .282.
  • Among hitters in MLB action, Judge ranks first in homers and fifth in RBI.
  • Anthony Rizzo is batting .219 with 10 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 37 walks.
  • Rizzo ranks fifth in homers and 14th in RBI among MLB batters this season.
  • DJ LeMahieu is batting .266 with 13 doubles, eight home runs and 38 walks.
  • Giancarlo Stanton has five doubles, 20 home runs and 31 walks while batting .241.

Pirates Batting Leaders

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in home runs (15) and runs batted in (32) this season while batting .253.
  • Reynolds’ home run total ranks 28th in the majors, and he is 107th in RBI.
  • Ke’Bryan Hayes’ batting average of .256 leads all Pittsburgh hitters this season.
  • Hayes ranks 251st overall in homers and 158th in RBI this season.
  • Hayes takes a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .158 with three walks and an RBI.
  • Daniel Vogelbach has 47 hits this season and a slash line of .235/.336/.435.
  • Vogelbach has hit safely in five straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .412 with a double, a home run, four walks and three RBI.
  • Jack Suwinski has 42 hits and an OBP of .308 to go with a slugging percentage of .474 this season.

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