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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Dodger Stadium.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Jeff Locke in this game. Locke has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
Locke's opponent in this one will be Hyun-Jin Ryu. The Dodgers lefthander has a 1.42 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Dodgers on April 6. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -195 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has lost 3 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 1-4 SU
Los Angeles: 3-2 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Arizona are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
LA Dodgers are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
Pittsburgh at Arizona, Monday, April 8
LA Dodgers at San Diego, Tuesday, April 9