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Marlins vs. Pirates Game 1 Prediction for MLB Friday [9/29/2023]

Marlins vs. Pirates Game 1 Prediction for MLB Friday [9/29/2023]

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins will meet in Game of the League Series at PNC Park on Friday, starting at 6:35PM ET.

The Pirates will have Osvaldo Bido (2-5, 6.36 ERA) as their starting pitcher, while the Marlins are going with Edward Cabrera (7-7, 4.22 ERA).

Dimers' free betting picks for Marlins vs. Pirates, as well as game predictions and betting odds, are detailed in this article.


Who Will Win: Marlins vs. Pirates

Based on high-tech computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Friday's Marlins-Pirates MLB game 10,000 times.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Marlins a 55% chance of defeating the Pirates.

More: Marlins vs. Pirates Simulated 10K Times

Marlins vs. Pirates Odds [9/29]

  • Run Line: Pirates +1.5 (-140), Marlins -1.5 (+130)
  • Moneyline: Pirates +124, Marlins -135
  • Total: Over/Under 8.5 (-110/+100)

The Pirates are listed as +1.5 underdogs versus the Marlins, with -140 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the favored Marlins (-1.5) to cover the run line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +130.

FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Pirates at +124, which means you can bet $100 to profit $124, earning a total payout of $224, if they win.

On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Marlins at -135, where you can risk $135 to win $100, for a total payout of $235, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 8.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -110, while FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +100.

As always, check out all of the sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Pirates (+1.5) have a 58% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 8.5 runs has a 54% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets: Marlins vs. Pirates

  • Run Line: Pirates +1.5 @ -140 via PointsBet (58% probability)
  • Moneyline: Pirates @ +124 via FanDuel Sportsbook (0.2% edge)
  • Total: Over 8.5 @ -110 via BetMGM (54% probability)


Our best bets are based on detailed simulations and wagering expertise to bring you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Marlins are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Pirates moneyline is the best option because of the edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published on Dimers.com is pivotal to being a profitable sports bettor in the long run.

Marlins vs. Pirates Prediction

Dimers.com predicts that the Marlins are more likely to defeat the Pirates in the MLB game on Friday.

This prediction is backed by detailed data-driven analysis, with the Marlins having a 55% chance of winning after conducting 10,000 simulations of the game.

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Dimers has full betting coverage of Friday's Marlins-Pirates game, including pregame predictions, top betting picks, and live win probabilities.

Don't forget, DimersBOT updates often, so keep checking this article for any changes to our betting insights ahead of Marlins vs. Pirates on Friday September 29, 2023.


Marlins vs. Pirates 2023

Friday's MLB game between the Pirates and Marlins at PNC Park is scheduled to commence at 6:35PM ET.

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Kevin Hansen
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Kevin has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks.


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