Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Mets
– A winning streak will be on the line for the New York Mets on Tuesday when they battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field.
The Pirates will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Wandy Rodriguez in this game. Rodriguez has a 10-13 record and a 3.80 ERA this season.
The Mets will counter Rodriguez with Collin McHugh. Righthander McHugh has a 3.60 ERA to go along with a 0-2 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 108-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-2 loser as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Mets at +100 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
New York has won 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh: 75-78 SU
New York: 70-83 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
New York most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 14 of Pittsburgh’s last 19 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh’s last 7 games when playing NY Mets
Pittsburgh is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games when playing NY Mets
Pittsburgh is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games on the road
NY Mets are 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 14 of NY Mets’s last 19 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh
NY Mets home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, September 26