Predictions for Pirates vs. Twins: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 9

Sunday’s contest features the Pittsburgh Pirates (31-33) and the Minnesota Twins (33-31) facing off at PNC Park in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 5-4 win for the Pirates according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 1:35 PM ET on June 9.

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Pirates vs. Twins Matchup Info

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Pirates vs. Twins Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Pirates 5, Twins 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Pirates vs. Twins Betting Lines

Pirates vs Twins Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Pirates -120 +100 8.5 -105 -115

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Pirates Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh has been chosen as the favorite in 25 games this year, and has walked away with the win 11 times (44%) in those games.
  • This year, the Pirates have won seven of 19 games when listed as at least -120 or better on the moneyline.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 32 of 64 opportunities.
  • The Pirates went 2-2 over the four games they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Pittsburgh combined with its opponents to go over the total 10 times.

Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has won eight of the 23 games it was the moneyline underdog this season (34.8%).
  • The Twins are 4-10 (winning only 28.6% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +100 or longer.
  • Minnesota has played in 63 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 27 times (27-34-2).
  • In seven games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Twins had a record of 3-4.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Minnesota and its opponents are 4-10-1 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Pirates vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

Pirates’ Starting Pitcher: Jared Jones

  • The 22-year-old has pitched to a 3.25 ERA this season with 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 1.9 walks per nine across 12 games.
  • Jared Jones’ team has won 60% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (3-2).
  • Jones’ team has won five of his 12 starts this season.
  • In games Jones has started this season, the teams are 5-7-0 at hitting the over.

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Bailey Ober

  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 4.94, with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .232 batting average against him.
  • The Twins have a 1-2 record in Ober’s three starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Ober’s team has compiled a 5-7 record in his 12 starts.
  • Ober’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in four of 12 games.

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Pirates’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 31-33
Home 16-16
Road 15-17
One-Run Games 11-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-4

Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 33-31
Home 16-13
Road 17-18
One-Run Games 11-4
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-4

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