Monday's game at PNC Park has the Pittsburgh Pirates (31-27) going head to head against the Oakland Athletics (12-49) at 7:05 PM ET on June 5. Our computer prediction projects a 6-4 victory for the Pirates, who are favored by our model.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Pirates will send Johan Oviedo (3-4) to the mound, while JP Sears (0-3) will take the ball for the Athletics.

Pirates vs. Athletics Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, June 5, 2023 at 7:05 PM ET
  • Where: PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Pirates vs. Athletics Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Pirates 6, Athletics 3.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Athletics

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • Sportsbooks have not installed the Pirates as the favorite in any of their last 10 games.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 5-5-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • The Pirates have six wins against the spread in their last eight chances.
  • This season, the Pirates have won eight out of the 12 games, or 66.7%, in which they've been favored.
  • Pittsburgh has not entered a game this season with shorter moneyline odds than -185.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Pirates have a 64.9% chance to win.
  • Pittsburgh has scored the 21st-most runs in the majors this season with 254 (4.4 per game).
  • The Pirates have the 10th-ranked team ERA across all league pitching staffs (3.96).

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 30 @ Giants W 2-1 Johan Oviedo vs John Brebbia
May 31 @ Giants W 9-4 Mitch Keller vs Alex Wood
June 2 Cardinals W 7-5 Roansy Contreras vs Jack Flaherty
June 3 Cardinals W 4-3 Luis Ortiz vs Jordan Montgomery
June 4 Cardinals W 2-1 Rich Hill vs Miles Mikolas
June 5 Athletics - Johan Oviedo vs JP Sears
June 6 Athletics - Mitch Keller vs James Kaprielian
June 7 Athletics - Roansy Contreras vs Hogan Harris
June 9 Mets - Luis Ortiz vs Tylor Megill
June 10 Mets - Rich Hill vs Kodai Senga
June 11 Mets - Johan Oviedo vs Carlos Carrasco