Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Francisco Giants
The Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Oracle Park.
The Pirates will trot Joe Musgrove out to the mound in this one. Right hander Musgrove has a 9-12 record and a 4.78 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Jeff Samardzija who starts for the Giants. Right hander Samardzija is 10-11 with a 3.64 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Giants as -132-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total opened at 8.5.
The Giants were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at 134 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for PUSH bettors.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Giants. Bettors on Pittsburgh at 134 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 64-82 SU
Pittsburgh is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 8 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Team record: 70-76 SU
San Francisco is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
San Francisco is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
San Francisco is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Pittsburgh at Chicago Friday, September 13
San Francisco home to Miami Friday, September 13