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The Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at PNC Park.
The Braves will give the ball to starter Tim Hudson in this one. Righthander Hudson is 2-0 this season with a 2.50 ERA.
Starting this game for the Pirates will be Wandy Rodriguez. The lefthander has a 1.00 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
The Braves were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Atlanta: 13-2 SU
Pittsburgh: 7-8 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 9-1
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Atlanta are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Atlanta is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Pittsburgh's last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 18 games when playing Atlanta
Pittsburgh home to Atlanta, Saturday, April 20