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The fans at Comerica Park will be treated to a interleague game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers when they take their seats on Tuesday.
The Pirates will give the ball to starter Jeanmar Gomez in this one. Righthander Gomez is 1-0 this season with a 2.82 ERA.
The Tigers will counter Gomez with Rick Porcello. Righthander Porcello has a 6.59 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-5 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -190 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 31-20 SU
Detroit: 29-20 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 9-1
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Pittsburgh is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Detroit at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 29