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The San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at PNC Park.
Barry Zito will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Lefthander Zito is 4-4 this season with a 4.06 ERA.
Starting this game for the Pirates will be Francisco Liriano. The lefthander has a 1.75 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were an 8-2 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -128 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
San Francisco: 33-30 SU
Pittsburgh: 38-26 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing San Francisco are 3-7
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 14 of San Francisco's last 20 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 18 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games when playing San Francisco
Pittsburgh home to San Francisco, Thursday, June 13