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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Miller Park.
Wandy Rodriguez will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Lefthander Rodriguez is 2-0 this season with a 1.66 ERA.
The Brewers will counter Rodriguez with Yovani Gallardo. Righthander Gallardo has a 4.97 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 9-0 winner as they battled the Cardinals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at +180 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, Milwaukee was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 15-10 SU
Milwaukee: 12-11 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Milwaukee is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
Milwaukee home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, April 30