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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Angels will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Angel Stadium in an interleague contest.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Charlie Morton in this game. Morton has a 1-1 record and a 1.74 ERA this season.
Morton's opponent in this one will be Joe Blanton. The Angels righthander has a 5.62 ERA to go along with a 1-10 record this season.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 6-1 winner on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +115 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh has won 3 straight games.
Los Angeles has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 45-30 SU
Los Angeles: 33-42 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Seattle are 4-4
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh at Seattle, Tuesday, June 25
LA Angels at Detroit, Tuesday, June 25