NL Wildcard Preview: San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Betting On Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball






The Pittsburgh Pirates will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Wednesday when they take on the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park.

The Giants will give the ball to starter Madison Bumgarner in this one. Left hander Bumgarner is 18-10 this season with a 2.98 ERA.

Bumgarner’s opponent in this one will be Edinson Volquez. The Pirates right hander has a 3.04 ERA to go along with a 13-7 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Giants listed as 110-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.

Pittsburgh was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Reds. They lost as -108 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

San Francisco won its last outing, a 9-3 result against the Padres on September 28. Bettors who backed the Giants at -121 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

San Francisco:
Team record: 88-74
San Francisco is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
San Francisco is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
San Francisco is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Francisco’s last 7 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh

Team record: 88-74
Pittsburgh is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 11 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 6 games at home

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