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The Atlanta Braves and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at PNC Park.
The Braves will give the ball to starter Kris Medlen in this one. Righthander Medlen is 1-1 this season with a 1.42 ERA.
The Pirates will counter Medlen with Jonathan Sanchez. Lefthander Sanchez has a 12.97 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.
Atlanta lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Pirates on April 20. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Atlanta: 13-4 SU
Pittsburgh: 9-8 SU
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Atlanta is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Atlanta is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing at home against Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 17 games at home
Pittsburgh is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Atlanta at Colorado, Monday, April 22
Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, Monday, April 22