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|Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies|
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Citizens Bank Park.
Jeff Locke will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Lefthander Locke is 1-1 this season with a 5.17 ERA.
The Phillies will counter Locke with Cole Hamels. Lefthander Hamels has a 6.46 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Phillies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Phillies at +111 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Philadelphia has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 10-9 SU
Philadelphia: 9-11 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Philadelphia home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 24