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|San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates|
A winning streak will be on the line for the San Diego Padres on Thursday when they battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
The Padres will give the ball to starter Ian Kennedy in this one. Righthander Kennedy is 6-9 this season with a 4.85 ERA.
Kennedy's opponent in this one will be Gerrit Cole. The Pirates righthander has a 3.33 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.The Padres were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got San Diego at +155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Current streak:
San Diego has won 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh has lost 3 straight games.
San Diego: 71-80 SU
Pittsburgh: 87-65 SU
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cincinnati are 3-7
After playing San Diego are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
San Diego home to LA Dodgers, Friday, September 20
Pittsburgh home to Cincinnati, Friday, September 20