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|Miami Marlins vs. Pittsburgh Pirates|
The Miami Marlins and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at PNC Park.
The Marlins will trot Henderson Alvarez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Alvarez has a 2-1 record and a 2.61 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Jeff Locke who starts for the Pirates. Lefthander Locke is 9-3 with a 2.36 ERA so far this season.Last time out for Miami, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Indians at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -125 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Pittsburgh was a 5-1 winner in its last match at home against the Rockies. They won as -191 favorites, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors. Current streak:
Miami has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Miami: 43-67 SU
Pittsburgh: 67-44 SU
Miami most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh home to Miami, Wednesday, August 7