MLB Baseball - Preview
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Miller Park.
Righthander AJ Burnett will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Burnett is 3-4 this season with a 2.57 ERA.
Burnett's opponent in this one will be Marco Estrada. The Brewers righthander has a 5.44 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -131 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 9-2 loser as they battled the Dodgers at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at +110 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 29-18 SU
Milwaukee: 18-27 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 8-2
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games
Milwaukee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 11 games
Milwaukee home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 25