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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Nationals Park.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Gerrit Cole in this game. Cole has a 4-3 record and a 3.89 ERA this season.
It'll be Taylor Jordan toeing the rubber for the Nationals in this contest. Righthander Jordan is 0-2 with a 3.32 ERA so far this season.
Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Nationals on July 22. Bettors who backed the Pirates at +125 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
Washington has lost 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 58-39 SU
Washington: 48-51 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 5-5
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Washington most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games
Pittsburgh is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Washington's last 11 games
Washington home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 24