Philadelphia Phillies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Preview And Odds – September 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on September 23, 2021

The Philadelphia Phillies will look to pick up their 79th win of the season when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates (57-94) on Thursday. The game begins at 7:05 PM ET on NBCS-PH, with the Phillies listed as -250 favorites on the moneyline. Aaron Nola gets the starting nod for Philadelphia while Connor Overton is Pittsburgh’s starter for the contest.

Betting Odds

Phillies vs Pirates Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Underdog Moneyline Runline Total
Phillies -250 Pirates +200 PHI -1.5 8.5

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings and SportsData.io as of September 23, 2021, 3:00 AM ET.

Phillies Probable Starting Pitcher: Aaron Nola

  • The Phillies will hand the ball to Nola (8-8) for his 31st start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up one earned run on four hits in a matchup with the Mets.
  • He has earned a quality start 10 times in 30 starts this season.
  • In 68 games with 10 or more strikeouts this season, they have a record of 38-30.

Pirates Probable Starting Pitcher: Connor Overton

  • Overton (0-0) pitches first for the Pirates to make his second start this season.
  • In his most recent time out — in relief on Monday — the righty tossed one scoreless inning against the Reds without surrendering a hit.
  • The Pirates’ pitching staff allows an average of 1.5 home runs in road games.

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Phillies Hitting Leaders

Bryce Harper

 

  • Bryce Harper leads the Phillies in home runs (33) and runs batted in (80).
  • Among the qualifying hitters in baseball, Harper ranks 15th in HR (33), sixth in AVG (.311), second in OBP (.417), and third in SLG (.618).

 

Jean Segura

 

  • Jean Segura has 26 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 34 walks while hitting .298.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Segura’s .298 AVG ranks 16th.

 

Pirates Hitting Leaders

Bryan Reynolds

 

  • Bryan Reynolds leads Pittsburgh in home runs (24) and runs batted in (88) this season while batting .295.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Reynolds ranks 17th in AVG (.295), sixth in OBP (.376), 23rd in SLG (.511), and 18th in hits (155).

 

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo

 

  • Yoshitomo Tsutsugo is batting .167 with an OBP of .244 and a slugging percentage of .218 this season.

 

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