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The Pittsburgh Pirates will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Charlie Morton in this game. Morton has a 2-2 record and a 3.34 ERA this season.
The Marlins will counter Morton with Tom Koehler. Righthander Koehler has a 4.59 ERA to go along with a 2-5 record this season.
Pittsburgh lost its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Marlins on July 26. Bettors who backed the Marlins at +154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Pittsburgh has lost 2 straight games.
Miami has won 2 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 60-41 SU
Miami: 39-62 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Miami are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Miami most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing on the road against Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Pittsburgh's last 16 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Miami's last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Miami is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Miami home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, July 28