Pirates try to stop 3-game skid in LA against Greinke and the Dodgers
The fans at Dodger Stadium will be treated to a game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers when they take their seats on Friday.
Jeff Locke will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Left hander Locke is 8-10 this season with a 4.43 ERA.
The Dodgers will counter Locke with Zack Greinke. Right hander Greinke has a 1.66 ERA to go along with a 17-3 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 190-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game’s total is sitting at 6½.
In their last action, Los Angeles was a 2-0 winner on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Los Angeles at -157 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 9-6 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at 100 were rewarded, while the 15 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team record: 87-59
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Pittsburgh’s last 10 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Team record: 84-61
LA Dodgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh at LA Dodgers Saturday, September 19