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(48-59) San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (52-56)
Date: Saturday, August 5, 2017
Time: 7:05 PM ET
Venue: PNC Park, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
Projected Pitchers: Dinelson Lamet vs. Gerrit Cole
MLB Moneyline Odds: Pirates -168 Padres +158
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Pirates -1.5 +125 Padres +1.5 -145
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: ov 8 -105 un 8 -115
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San Diego Padres
The San Diego Padres are 27.5 games behind first place Los Angeles in the NL West and have no signs of making the playoffs this year. Despite no shot at the postseason, the Padres are 6-4 over their last 10 games.
Most recently splitting a two game series with the Twins in Minnesota.
Dinelson Lamet (5-4, 5.62 ERA) most recently faced the Pirates in his last start on July 29th. Lamet pitched six solid innings, allowing two hits, two runs (all earned), two walks and seven strikeouts.
Earning the 4-2 win at Petco. The Pirates hit .105 against Lamet in that game.
The Pirates have taken a turn for the worst recently. Pittsburgh is 3-7 over their last 10 games and sit five games behind the Chicago Cubs for the NL Central lead.
Just a few weeks ago, the Pirates were one of the hottest teams in baseball and challenging for the division crown. Now the Pirates look to be in rebuild mode.
Gerrit Cole (9-7, 3.97 ERA) will start tonight against the Padres. Cole, like Lamet, faced the Padres in his last start. Cole pitched seven innings, allowing five hits, one run, one home run, two walks and eight strikeouts.
Cole earned the win, 7-1. The Padres bats hit .200 against him in that game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Over is 5-1-2 in OAK last 8 overall.
- OAK are 16-35 in their last 51 road games.
- OAK are 21-43 in their last 64 Fri. games.
- Under is 18-7-4 in LAA last 29 on grass.
- LAA are 17-36 in their last 53 Fri. games.
- Under is 19-9-4 in LAA last 32 overall.
- Under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings.
- OAK are 4-9 in the last 13 meetings.
Free San Diego Padres vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB Prediction:
The Pirates have been bad as of late. San Diego has been outplaying the Pirates over the last 10 games. Both pitchers have been solid against their respective ball clubs.
Take the Padres on the road.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
Despite both pitchers ERA’s being high this season, they both performed well last week against each other. Take the under in this matchup.
MLB Free Score Prediction: San Diego 3 – Pittsburgh 1
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