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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at AT&T Park.
The Pirates will trot Charlie Morton out to the mound in this one. Righthander Morton has a 4-3 record and a 3.67 ERA this season.
Morton's opponent in this one will be Madison Bumgarner. The Giants lefthander has a 2.82 ERA to go along with a 11-7 record this season.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 10-5 result against the Giants on August 22. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
San Francisco has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 75-52 SU
San Francisco: 56-71 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing San Francisco are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing San Francisco
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing on the road against San Francisco
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of San Francisco's last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco's last 7 games
San Francisco is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
San Francisco home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, August 24