Saturday's contest between the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-79) and New York Yankees (75-73) matching up at PNC Park has a projected final score of 6-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Pirates, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will start at 6:35 PM ET on September 16.

The Yankees will give the nod to Luke Weaver (2-5, 6.77 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 3 on the season, and the Pirates will counter with Luis Ortiz (4-4, 4.66 ERA).

Pirates vs. Yankees Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 6:35 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. Yankees Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Pirates 6, Yankees 5.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Yankees

  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs

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Discover More About This Game

Pirates Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have a record of 2-4.
  • When it comes to the total, Pittsburgh and its foes are 6-4-0 in its last 10 contests.
  • The Pirates have failed to cover the spread in any of their most recent 10 matchups (one of those games had a runline).
  • The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 116 games this year and have walked away with the win 49 times (42.2%) in those games.
  • Pittsburgh has a win-loss record of 44-60 when favored by +100 or worse by sportsbooks this year.
  • The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 50% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Averaging 4.2 runs per game (622 total), Pittsburgh is the 24th-highest scoring team in baseball.
  • The Pirates have pitched to a 4.49 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 L 7-5 Johan Oviedo vs Gerrit Cole
September 16 Yankees - Luis Ortiz vs Luke Weaver
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
September 22 @ Reds - TBA vs Andrew Abbott