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A winning streak will be on the line for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday when they battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
The Giants will trot Tim Lincecum out to the mound in this one. Righthander Lincecum has a 4-5 record and a 4.75 ERA this season.
It'll be Gerrit Cole toeing the rubber for the Pirates in this contest. Righthander Cole is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, San Francisco was a 6-2 winner on the road against the Diamondbacks. Bettors on San Francisco at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 4-1 result against the Cubs on June 9. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +116 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
San Francisco has won 2 straight games.
San Francisco: 33-29 SU
Pittsburgh: 37-26 SU
San Francisco most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Arizona are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing San Francisco are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of San Francisco's last 12 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 13 of San Francisco's last 19 games on the road
San Francisco is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Pittsburgh's last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games when playing San Francisco
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against San Francisco
Pittsburgh home to San Francisco, Wednesday, June 12