The Pittsburgh Pirates (21-19, 2nd NL Central) will face off against the Baltimore Orioles (26-13, 2nd AL East) on Sunday at 1:35 PM ET in Baltimore. The pitching probabilities for the game are the Pirates’ Mitch Keller (4-1, 2.72 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 56 strikeouts) and the Orioles’ Kyle Gibson (4-2, 4.40 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, 31 strikeouts).
According to the Fan Duel Sportsbook MLB Line, the Orioles are favored at -131, while the Pirates are at +111. The over/under for total runs is set at 8.
The Orioles have won four consecutive home games and will look to extend their streak against the Pirates. Their all-time record is 26-13, and their home record is 13-5. The Orioles hitters have a .333 total on-base percentage, which is the sixth-highest in MLB.
The Pirates are 21-19 overall and 11-10 on the road. Their .406 slugging percentage ranks eighth in the National League. This will be the third meeting between the two teams this season.
Key players for the Orioles include Ryan Mountcastle, who has 10 doubles, 1 triple, and 8 homers. Anthony Santander has 13-for-39, four doubles, and three homers in his last 10 games, while Carlos Santana has 11 doubles, two homers, and 20 RBIs for the Pirates. Andrew McCutchen has 5-for-28 and 2 home runs in his last 10 games.
In the last 10 games, the Orioles have a 6-4 record, with a .225 batting average and a 3.40 ERA, trailing opponents by 5 points. The Pirates, on the other hand, have a 1-9 record, with a .178 batting average and a 4.71 ERA, and have scored 40 runs more than their opponents.
There are several injuries on both teams, including Ramon Yurias, Mychal Givens, John Means, and Dillon Tate for the Orioles. For the Pirates, Vince Velázquez, Will Crow, Ziman Choi, Rob Zastrisny, O’Neill Cruz, JT Brubaker, Jarrin Garcia, and Max Cranic are all on the IL.
This content was created by the Associated Press using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.