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Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

The Detroit Tigers and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at PNC Park.

The Tigers will give the ball to starter Anibal Sanchez in this one. Righthander Sanchez is 5-4 this season with a 2.38 ERA.

Sanchez's opponent in this one will be AJ Burnett. The Pirates righthander has a 2.57 ERA to go along with a 3-5 record this season.

Pittsburgh was a 1-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They won as +145 underdogs, while the total score of 1 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Detroit: 29-21 SU
Pittsburgh: 32-20 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Pittsburgh home to Detroit, Thursday, May 30