Saturday's game that pits the Pittsburgh Pirates (24-20) versus the Arizona Diamondbacks (25-20) at PNC Park has a good chance to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 4-3 in favor of the Pirates. Game time is at 4:05 PM ET on May 20.

The Pirates will give the nod to Mitch Keller (5-1, 2.38 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 6 on the season, and the Diamondbacks will counter with Brandon Pfaadt (0-1, 8.59 ERA).

Pirates vs. Diamondbacks Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 4:05 PM ET
  • Where: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: SportsNet PT
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Pirates vs. Diamondbacks Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Pirates 4, Diamondbacks 3.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Diamondbacks

  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Pirates Performance Insights

  • In three games as the favorite over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 1-2.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 4-5-1 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • Oddsmakers have not set a spread for any of the Pirates' last 10 games.
  • The Pirates have been favorites in 11 games this season and won eight (72.7%) of those contests.
  • Pittsburgh has entered five games this season favored by -155 or more and is 3-2 in those contests.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 60.8% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh has scored the 16th-most runs in the majors this season with 197 (4.5 per game).
  • The Pirates' 3.67 team ERA ranks sixth among all league pitching staffs.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 13 @ Orioles L 2-0 Roansy Contreras vs Tyler Wells
May 14 @ Orioles W 4-0 Mitch Keller vs Kyle Gibson
May 16 @ Tigers L 4-0 Luis Ortiz vs Michael Lorenzen
May 17 @ Tigers W 8-0 Rich Hill vs Eduardo Rodríguez
May 19 Diamondbacks W 13-3 Johan Oviedo vs Zac Gallen
May 20 Diamondbacks - Mitch Keller vs Brandon Pfaadt
May 21 Diamondbacks - Roansy Contreras vs Merrill Kelly
May 22 Rangers - Luis Ortiz vs Dane Dunning
May 23 Rangers - Rich Hill vs Nathan Eovaldi
May 24 Rangers - Johan Oviedo vs Martín Pérez
May 26 @ Mariners - Mitch Keller vs George Kirby