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The Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates will meet on the field at PNC Park on Friday in a battle of division rivals.
Righthander Alfredo Figaro will take the mound for the Brewers to start this game. Figaro is 1-2 this season with a 6.48 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Gerrit Cole who starts for the Pirates. Righthander Cole is 3-0 with a 3.44 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 7-2 loser as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +102 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Mariners on June 26. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +161 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Milwaukee has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 6 straight games.
Milwaukee: 32-45 SU
Pittsburgh: 48-30 SU
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Seattle are 1-8
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Milwaukee's last 9 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Milwaukee
Pittsburgh home to Milwaukee, Saturday, June 29