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Sep 16, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

San Diego Padres vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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The Pirates get a visit from the San Diego Padres in baseball action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

AJ Burnett gets the call for the Pittsburgh Pirates and he will try to build on a 8-10 mark. In the other dugout, Andrew Cashner brings a 9-8 ledger to the game for the Padres as he tries to quiet the Pirates bats.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Pirates as -163 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 7-rated Pirates and the league No. 15-ranked Padres, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.4 hits per game. The Padres average 8.4 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the National League list.

Pittsburgh owns the National League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with San Diego's National League No. 13-rated defense.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +188 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Burch Smith fanned 10 Atlanta batters in the team's last outing, leading the Padres to a 4-0 victory over the Braves at Turner Field.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Cubs on September 15. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -176 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Pittsburgh rolled to a 3-2 win against Chicago on Sunday, as Francisco Liriano and the Pirates' bats led the team to victory at PNC Park.

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

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

Next up:
San Diego at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, September 17

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