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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Miami Marlins at PNC Park.
The Marlins will give the ball to starter Jose Fernandez in this one. Righthander Fernandez is 8-5 this season with a 2.54 ERA.
The Pirates will counter Fernandez with Gerrit Cole. Righthander Cole has a 3.69 ERA to go along with a 5-5 record this season.
Miami was a 4-2 loser in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They lost as +184 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Miami has lost 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.
Miami: 43-69 SU
Pittsburgh: 69-44 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Atlanta are 2-8
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Miami are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Miami's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Miami's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Miami's last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Miami's last 25 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against Miami
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Miami at Atlanta, Friday, August 9
Pittsburgh at Colorado, Friday, August 9