|Game||San Francisco Giants vs Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Date & Time||Wednesday September 11, 2019, 9:45 PM (EDT)|
Oracle Park San Francisco, CA
SF -110 O/U 8.5
The Pittsburgh Pirates play game three of a four-game series on the road Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants. Pittsburgh defeated the Giants in the opening game of the series on Monday 6-4. Bryan Reynolds’ single knocked in the go-ahead run during the Pirates ninth inning rally that scored four runs sending Pittsburgh to the come-from-behind win.
San Francisco reliever Fernando Abad fell to 0-2 after allowing a pair of runs and walking one and getting just one out. San Francisco went to Abad because closer Will Smith was shut down due to tightness in his throwing arm. Going into Monday’s game, San Francisco was 55-0 when entering the ninth inning with the lead.
Bryan Reynolds is leading Pittsburgh with a .328 batting average, while Starling Marte leads in hits with 159. Josh Bell is leading Pittsburgh in home runs with 36 and RBIs with 114. Pittsburgh is averaging .268 at the plate while opponents are averaging .267. On Wednesday, the Pirates will send Joe Musgrove to the mound. The right-hander is 9-12 with an ERA of 4.67, 136 Ks and 35 BBs.
Kevin Pillar is leading San Francisco with a .266 batting average, in home runs with 21, in RBIs with 79, and hits with 140. The Giants are averaging .241 at the plate, while opponents are averaging .253. On Wednesday, the Giants will send Logan Webb to the mound. The right-hander is 1-1 with an ERA of 6.50, 18 Ks and 6 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
- Pittsburgh is 5-0 in its last 5 on the road
- The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Pirates last 7
- San Francisco is 4-10 in its last 14
- The OVER has cashed in 3 of the Giants last 5 at home
Take the OVER in this matchup of National League rivals. The OVER has cashed in 9 (9-3-3) of the last 15 between the two played in San Francisco. The Pirates have watched the OVER cash in 5 of the last 7 overall and in 9 of the last 12 on the road. The Giants have seen the OVER cash in 16 (16-7-4) of the last 27 versus an opponent from the NL Central. Final Score Prediction, Pittsburgh Pirates win, but our best play is OVER 8-5