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The San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at PNC Park.
The Padres will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Eric Stults in this game. Stults has a 8-13 record and a 4.03 ERA this season.
Stults's opponent in this one will be Jeff Locke. The Pirates lefthander has a 3.14 ERA to go along with a 10-5 record this season.
San Diego was a 2-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They won as +162 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.
San Diego: 69-80 SU
Pittsburgh: 87-63 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing San Diego are 4-6
After playing San Diego are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Diego's last 6 games on the road
San Diego is 20-5 SU in its last 25 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing San Diego
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing at home against San Diego
Pittsburgh home to San Diego, Wednesday, September 18