Courtesy of OddsShark.com:
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers will meet on the field at
The Pirates will trot James McDonald out to the mound in this one. Righthander McDonald has a 2-3 record and a 4.55 ERA this season.
McDonald's opponent in this one will be Chris Narveson. The Brewers lefthander has a 5.56 ERA to go along with a 8-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Brewers listed as 150-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Neil Walker hit a bases-loaded triple and the Pirates rolled over the Cardinals 5-2 on Wednesday, as +165 underdogs. That game's seven runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Daniel McCutchen pitched six scoreless innings for the victory, allowing just three hits with five strikeouts.
The Brewers were defeated 7-1 by the Dodgers last time out, as -180 favorites. That game's eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8.5) set by sportsbooks.
Yovani Gallardo gave up eight hits and six runs over 6 1-3 innings in the loss.
Milwaukee: 59-68 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Milwaukee
Milwaukee is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Milwaukee's last 8 games at home
Milwaukee is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Milwaukee's last 6 games