The Pittsburgh Pirates (47-79) and Philadelphia Phillies (72-55) close

First pitch is slated for 1:35 p.m. ET. Let’s analyze Tipico Sportsbook‘s 

lines around the Pirates vs. Phillies odds with MLB picks and predictions.

Season series: Philadelphia leads 6-0 The Pirates have lost 7 straight game

and 13 of their last 15. Pittsburgh has been outscored 97-46 across those 15 games.

The Phillies have won 6 outings in a row. 

Philadelphia is 14-4 in its last 18 home games.

Pirates at Phillies projected starter RHP Roansy Contreras vs. RHP Noah Syndergaard

Contreras (3-4, 3.86 ERA) has appeared in 14 games and made 11 starts. 

He has a 1.37 WHIP, 4.1 BB/9 and 8.3 K/9 through 63 IP.