The Los Angeles Dodgers (19-7) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (11-16) kick off its three-game series on Monday evening with the first pitch set for 6:35 p.m. ET. Los Angeles is listed as the -250 favorite (risk $250 to win $100), while Pittsburgh is set as the +210 underdog. The over-under for total runs expected is set at 7.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows Los Angeles first baseman Freddie Freeman has been a consistent offensive threat. Freeman has big-time power to any part on the field with a good eye at the plate. The five-time All-Star is leading the team in batting average (.323), on-base percentage (.400) and hits (32). In his last contest, Freeman went 2-for4 with a double and one RBI.
The model also knows Pittsburgh left fielder Ben Gamel is a solid hitter with underrated power in his swing. Gamel has decent plate discipline with sneaky speed on the bases. The 29-year-old has a batting average of .293 with two homers and a team-high 13 RBIs. He has recorded 2-plus hits in four of his last five games.
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