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The San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at PNC Park.
Matt Cain will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Righthander Cain is 4-3 this season with a 5.09 ERA.
It'll be Charlie Morton toeing the rubber for the Pirates in this contest. Righthander Morton is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 12-8 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at -194 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (20) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
San Francisco: 33-31 SU
Pittsburgh: 39-26 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Atlanta are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 15 of San Francisco's last 21 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
Pittsburgh is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco at Atlanta, Friday, June 14
Pittsburgh home to LA Dodgers, Friday, June 14