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Moneyline favors Pirates in battle with Padres

Pittsburgh PiratesSan Diego Padres
Aug 21, 10:05 PM | GrassPETCO Park

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres Odds

67-55TEAM RECORD54-70

San Diego will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Pittsburgh Pirates pay a visit to PETCO Park.

The match puts starter AJ Burnett for the Pirates on the hill facing Jason Marquis for the Padres. Burnett brings a 15-4 mark to the game, while Marquis is 8-11 to date on the season.

View Pittsburgh vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Pirates listed as favorites of 110 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 6.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Padres at No. 12 in the National League and the Pirates at No. 13 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pirates rank No. 12 in the National League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with San Diego’s No. 16 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and San Diego has the National League's No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the National League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Padres. Bettors on San Diego at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh suffered a 3-1 loss against San Diego on Monday, as Kevin Correia wasn't able to lead his team to victory at PETCO Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 9-1
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Pirates at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing San Diego
Pittsburgh is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Diego is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Diego is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at San Diego, Wednesday, August 22

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