Friday's game features the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-78) and the New York Yankees (74-73) clashing at PNC Park in what is expected to be a tight matchup, with a projected 5-4 victory for the Pirates according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 6:35 PM ET on September 15.

The Yankees will look to Gerrit Cole (13-4) versus the Pirates and Johan Oviedo (8-14).

Pirates vs. Yankees Game Info & Odds

  • When: Friday, September 15, 2023 at 6:35 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. Yankees Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Pirates 5, Yankees 4.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Yankees

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 3-3.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Pittsburgh and its foes are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Pirates have had a spread set in one of their past 10 games, and they have fallen short of covering the spread each time.
  • The Pirates have won in 49, or 42.6%, of the 115 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This season, Pittsburgh has come away with a win 16 times in 32 chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 40.8% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Averaging 4.2 runs per game (617 total), Pittsburgh is the 23rd-highest scoring team in baseball.
  • The Pirates have pitched to a 4.47 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 10 @ Braves L 5-2 Luis Ortiz vs Allan Winans
September 11 Nationals L 6-2 Andre Jackson vs Patrick Corbin
September 12 Nationals W 5-1 Bailey Falter vs Joan Adon
September 13 Nationals W 7-6 Colin Selby vs Jackson Rutledge
September 14 Nationals W 2-0 Mitch Keller vs Josiah Gray
September 15 Yankees - Johan Oviedo vs Gerrit Cole
September 16 Yankees - Luis Ortiz vs Clarke Schmidt
September 17 Yankees - Bailey Falter vs Carlos Rodón
September 19 @ Cubs - TBA vs Javier Assad
September 20 @ Cubs - Mitch Keller vs Jameson Taillon
September 21 @ Cubs - Johan Oviedo vs Justin Steele