Pirates vs Tigers Odds: Wednesday Afternoon’s Sharp MLB Pick

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Mark Blinch/Getty Images. Pictured: Jake Rogers (34) of the Detroit Tigers.

  • Based on live Tigers vs. Pirates odds, Detroit is a home favorite against Pittsburgh for Wednesday's MLB matinee.
  • In addition, sharp baseball bettors are making an MLB pick on Tigers vs. Padres today.
  • Using the Action Network's PRO MLB predictions and Tigers vs. Padres odds, we examine how the wiseguys are betting this game.

Pirates vs Tigers Odds

Pirates Odds+130
Tigers Odds-158
Over/Under8 (-110/-110)
DateWednesday, May 17
Time1:10 p.m. ET
ChannelMLB Network

*Odds as of Wednesday morning

It's a big day for afternoon baseball on Wednesday, May 17, including six MLB games getting underway at 4:10 p.m. ET or sooner.

In fact, the first of Wednesday's games, Pirates vs. Tigers, is also showing some fascinating MLB odds movement thus far.

With this in mind, let's combine the Action Network's PRO picks and today's MLB odds movement to determine the smartest prediction for Pirates vs. Tigers.

Pirates vs Tigers Pick

This matchup is a prime example of the importance of digging into the MLB odds movement, as opposed to simply comparing opening to closing lines, in order to properly diagnose betting market movement.

Let me explain.

Based on our consensus odds, Detroit opened at -155 against Pittsburgh – a moneyline that sits at -158 as of the time of writing.

Not all that impressive from a high level, is it?