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San Diego Padres home to Pirates in baseball betting action

Pittsburgh PiratesSan Diego Padres
Aug 20, 10:10 PM | GrassPETCO Park

Pittsburgh Pirates vs San Diego Padres Odds

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PETCO Park hosts an MLB battle between the San Diego Padres and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday.

Tyson Ross will take the mound for San Diego, and he'll carry a 3-2 record into the contest. AJ Burnett gets the ball for Pittsburgh; he's 5-8 so far this season.

View Pittsburgh vs San Diego Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Padres in this matchup found them as +123 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 6-rated Pirates taking on the National League's No. 15-rated Padres in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up San Diego's No. 10 ranked National League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Pirates defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 2 in the National League at 3.5 runs allowed per game. The Padres have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, more than the Pirates have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Defensively, Pittsburgh features the National League's No. 4-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.8 runs per game. San Diego, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the National League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 3-1 winner on the road against the Padres. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Pittsburgh hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 13-strikeout performance from Francisco Liriano - will prevail again after their 3-1 victory against San Diego at PETCO Park.

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 1-9
After playing San Diego are 2-8
After a win are 6-4

San Diego Padres Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 10-0
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Pirates at Padres trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing San Diego
Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Pittsburgh is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against San Diego
San Diego is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Diego is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at San Diego, Wednesday, August 21