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Milwaukee Brewers host Pittsburgh Pirates in baseball action

Pittsburgh PiratesMilwaukee Brewers
Sep 28, 8:10 PM | GrassMiller Park

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds

72-89TEAM RECORD95-66

The Milwaukee Brewers host Pittsburgh on Wednesday, looking to build on their 95-66 mark against the 72-89 Pirates in MLB betting action at Miller Park.

The Brewers will turn to Yovani Gallardo and his 17-10 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Pirates send Jeff Locke (0-2) to the hill.

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Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 16-rated Pirates taking on the National League's No. 2-rated Brewers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Milwaukee's No. 6-rated National League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Brewers have averaged 8.8 hits per game so far, more than Pirates batters have averaged on the year (8.2 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Brewers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -195 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Pirates endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Brewers on Tuesday, with Ross Ohlendorf throwing 5 innings of 5-hit ball at Miller Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Pirates at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
Milwaukee is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games

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