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A winning streak will be on the line for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday when they battle the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.
Lefthander Jeff Locke will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Locke is 6-1 this season with a 2.01 ERA.
Starting this game for the Mariners will be Joe Saunders. The lefthander has a 4.48 ERA to go along with a 5-7 record this season.
Pittsburgh was a 10-9 winner in its last match on the road against the Angels. They won as +140 underdogs, while the total score of 19 made winners of OVER bettors.
The Mariners were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Seattle at +141 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Pittsburgh has won 4 straight games.
Seattle has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 46-30 SU
Seattle: 34-43 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 4-4
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Seattle most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-4
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing Seattle
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Seattle's last 5 games
Seattle is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Seattle's last 10 games at home
Seattle home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 26