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MLB BASEBALL

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves will be trying to extend a winning streak on Wednesday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Turner Field.

The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Wandy Rodriguez in this game. Rodriguez has a 6-3 record and a 3.46 ERA this season.

It'll be Julio Teheran toeing the rubber for the Braves in this contest. Righthander Teheran is 3-2 with a 3.71 ERA so far this season.

Pittsburgh was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Braves. They lost as +153 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Pittsburgh has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
Pittsburgh: 35-24 SU
Atlanta: 36-22 SU

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games when playing Atlanta
Pittsburgh is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games
Atlanta is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Atlanta is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Atlanta's last 23 games when playing Pittsburgh
Atlanta is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Chi Cubs, Friday, June 7
Atlanta at LA Dodgers, Thursday, June 6