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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the New York Mets at PNC Park.
The Mets will give the ball to starter Carlos Torres in this one. Righthander Torres is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.
Torres's opponent in this one will be AJ Burnett. The Pirates righthander has a 3.05 ERA to go along with a 4-6 record this season.
New York lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Pirates on July 12. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -151 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
New York: 40-49 SU
Pittsburgh: 55-36 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a loss are 9-1
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Mets's last 12 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
Pittsburgh home to NY Mets, Sunday, July 14