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MLB BASEBALL

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The Los Angeles Dodgers and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at PNC Park.

The Dodgers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Zack Greinke in this game. Greinke has a 3-1 record and a 3.68 ERA this season.

Greinke's opponent in this one will be Gerrit Cole. The Pirates righthander has a 2.84 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 5-3 winner on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Los Angeles at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Los Angeles: 29-38 SU
Pittsburgh: 40-28 SU

Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 3-7

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Cincinnati are 4-6
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 13-2 SU in their last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
LA Dodgers are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
Pittsburgh is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
LA Dodgers at NY Yankees, Tuesday, June 18
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Monday, June 17