Courtesy of OddsShark.com:
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers meet at
The Pirates will trot ace Zach Duke out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Duke has a 6-12 record and a 5.10 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Chris Capuano who starts for the Brewers. Lefthander Capuano is 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Brewers listed as 165-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
The Brewers scored six runs in the seventh to defeat the Pirates 7-2 on Friday, as -165 favorites. That game's nine runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.
Alcides Escobar had two hits and drove in two runs to lead the Brewers. Chris Narveson went seven innings for his 10th win, allowing two earned runs off seven hits.
James McDonald suffered the loss on the hill for the Pirates, giving up seven hits and six runs over 6 1-3 innings.
Milwaukee: 60-68 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Milwaukee most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Milwaukee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
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