MLB Matchups  >>  Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers Preview 05/13/2014

Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers meet at Miller Park.

The Pirates will trot Gerrit Cole out to the mound in this one. Righthander Cole has a 3-2 record and a 3.64 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Brewers will be Marco Estrada. The righthander has a 3.53 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 101-moneyline favorites versus the Brewers, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Pittsburgh was a 6-5 loser in its last match at home against the Cardinals. They lost as +103 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 6-5 winner as they battled the Yankees at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Brewers at -111 were rewarded, while the 11 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Milwaukee has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Pittsburgh: 16-21 SU
Milwaukee: 24-14 SU
PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

MILWAUKEE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 3-5
After a win are 5-5


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Pittsburgh's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
Milwaukee is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 6 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

NEXT UP:
Milwaukee home to Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 14