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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Texas Rangers

The fans at Rangers Ballpark will be treated to a interleague game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Texas Rangers when they take their seats on Tuesday.

Lefthander Francisco Liriano will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Liriano is 15-7 this season with a 2.98 ERA.

Starting this game for the Rangers will be Martin Perez. The lefthander has a 3.41 ERA to go along with a 9-3 record this season.

The Pirates were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Pittsburgh: 82-61 SU
Texas: 81-62 SU

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

Texas most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas's last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Texas home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, September 11