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Milwaukee Brewers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Wednesday when the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates meet at PNC Park.

The Brewers will give the ball to starter Yovani Gallardo in this one. Righthander Gallardo is 3-2 this season with a 4.70 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Wandy Rodriguez who starts for the Pirates. Lefthander Rodriguez is 3-2 with a 3.62 ERA so far this season.

Milwaukee lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Pirates on May 14. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +114 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team records:
Milwaukee: 16-21 SU
Pittsburgh: 22-17 SU

Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Milwaukee, Thursday, May 16