The Pittsburgh Pirates will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park.
Chris Heston will be the starting pitcher for the Giants on this day. Right hander Heston is 11-7 this season with a 3.34 ERA.
Heston’s opponent in this one will be Gerrit Cole. The Pirates right hander has a 2.67 ERA to go along with a 14-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 168-moneyline favorites versus the Giants, while the game’s total is sitting at 7.
Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 6-4 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -122 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
The Giants were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -122 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 66-56
San Francisco is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 6 games
San Francisco is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of San Francisco’s last 6 games on the road
Team record: 72-47
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Pittsburgh is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Pittsburgh is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Pittsburgh’s last 17 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Francisco
San Francisco at Pittsburgh Sunday, August 23
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