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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the San Diego Padres at PETCO Park.
Francisco Liriano will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Lefthander Liriano is 13-5 this season with a 2.68 ERA.
Liriano's opponent in this one will be Andrew Cashner. The Padres righthander has a 3.87 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.
The Pirates were a 4-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.
San Diego won its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Mets on August 18. Bettors who backed the Padres at +123 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has lost 2 straight games.
San Diego has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 72-51 SU
San Diego: 56-68 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing San Diego are 1-9
After playing Arizona are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
San Diego most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 10-0
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games when playing San Diego
Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against San Diego
Pittsburgh is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
San Diego is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Diego is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 8 of San Diego's last 11 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Diego is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
San Diego home to Pittsburgh, Tuesday, August 20