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San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at PNC Park.

Andrew Cashner will be the starting pitcher for the Padres on this day. Righthander Cashner is 9-8 this season with a 3.37 ERA.

Starting this game for the Pirates will be AJ Burnett. The righthander has a 3.45 ERA to go along with a 8-10 record this season.

Last time out for San Diego, they were a 4-0 winner as they battled the Braves on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Padres at +188 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Cubs on September 15. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -176 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
San Diego: 68-80 SU
Pittsburgh: 87-62 SU

San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 7 of San Diego's last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Diego's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing at home against San Diego
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing San Diego

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to San Diego, Tuesday, September 17