ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
The San Francisco Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at PNC Park.
The Giants will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Ryan Vogelsong in this game. Vogelsong has a 9-7 record and a 3.93 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Pirates will be Francisco Liriano. The left hander has a 3.35 ERA to go along with a 8-6 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 190-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
The Pirates were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at -159 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -159 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 66-57
San Francisco is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games
San Francisco is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games on the road
Team record: 73-48
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh’s last 18 games at home
San Francisco home to Chi Cubs Tuesday, August 25
Pittsburgh at Miami Monday, August 24