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|Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs|
A winning streak will be on the line for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday when they battle the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
The Pirates will give the ball to starter Jeff Locke in this one. Lefthander Locke is 5-1 this season with a 2.45 ERA.
Starting this game for the Cubs will be Edwin Jackson. The righthander has a 6.29 ERA to go along with a 1-8 record this season.Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-2 winner as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -101 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 37-25 SU
Chicago: 24-35 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 1-9
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh home to San Francisco, Tuesday, June 11
Chi Cubs home to Cincinnati, Monday, June 10