Sunday's contest that pits the Pittsburgh Pirates (69-80) versus the New York Yankees (76-73) at PNC Park is expected to be a competitive matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-4 in favor of the Pirates. Game time is at 1:35 PM ET on September 17.

The Yankees will give the nod to Carlos Rodon (3-5, 6.14 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 4 on the season, and the Pirates will counter with Colin Selby (2-1, 8.20 ERA).

Pirates vs. Yankees Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, September 17, 2023 at 1:35 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 contest is Pirates 6, Yankees 5.

Total Prediction for Pirates vs. Yankees

  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Pirates Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Pirates have posted a mark of 2-4.
  • In its last 10 matchups with a total posted by sportsbooks, Pittsburgh and its foes are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • The Pirates have not covered a spread in any of their past 10 games (one of those games had a spread).
  • The Pirates have been chosen as underdogs in 117 games this year and have walked away with the win 49 times (41.9%) in those games.
  • Pittsburgh has a mark of 21-24 in contests where sportsbooks favor it by +135 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Pirates have an implied victory probability of 42.6% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Pittsburgh scores the 24th-most runs in baseball (625 total, 4.2 per game).
  • The Pirates have the 20th-ranked ERA (4.50) in the majors this season.

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Pirates Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 L 6-3 Luis Ortiz vs Luke Weaver
September 17 Yankees - Colin Selby 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
September 23 @ Reds - TBA vs Brandon Williamson