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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be trying to extend a winning streak on Sunday when they take on the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Righthander Jeanmar Gomez will take the mound for the Pirates to start this game. Gomez is 1-0 this season with a 2.00 ERA.
It'll be Matt Harvey toeing the rubber for the Mets in this contest. Righthander Harvey is 4-0 with a 1.28 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 11-2 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh has won 2 straight games.
New York has lost 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 20-16 SU
New York: 14-19 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Pittsburgh's last 25 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Pittsburgh is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets's last 8 games
NY Mets are 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 18 of NY Mets's last 25 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
NY Mets are 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh home to Milwaukee, Monday, May 13
NY Mets at St. Louis, Monday, May 13