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The division rival Pittsburgh Pirates and Milwaukee Brewers are set to renew hostilities on Wednesday when they meet at Miller Park.
The Pirates will trot Francisco Liriano out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Liriano has a 15-6 record and a 2.57 ERA this season.
Liriano's opponent in this one will be Wily Peralta. The Brewers righthander has a 4.51 ERA to go along with a 8-14 record this season.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Brewers on September 3. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -117 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Milwaukee has lost 5 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 81-57 SU
Milwaukee: 59-79 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing St. Louis are 7-3
After playing Milwaukee are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Pittsburgh are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Milwaukee
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Milwaukee's last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
Milwaukee is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh at St. Louis, Friday, September 6
Milwaukee at Chi Cubs, Friday, September 6