San Diego Padres at Pittsburgh Pirates - 4/14/21 MLB Picks and Prediction
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Pittsburgh Pirates (3-7) vs San Diego Padres (8-3)
Game Info: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6:35 pm (PNC Park)
Tyler Anderson (0-2) (5.23) vs Joe Musgrove (2-0) (0.00)
Betting Odds: Pittsburgh Pirates +200 / San Diego Padres -220 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The San Diego Padres and Pittsburgh Pirates face off on Wednesday in a National League MLB showdown at PNC Park.
These two teams faced off on Tuesday and it was the Pirates that were able to win the game 8-4. There were five total rims scores in inning one but the Pirates offense was more consistent as they were able to come away with the victory.
Joe Musgrove will be on the mound for the Pirates and he is coming off a no hitter in his last start against the Rangers. In the start before that against the Diamondbacks he went six innings giving up three hits and zero runs.
Getting the start for the Pirates will be Tyler Anderson who went 5.1 innings in his last start against the Cubs giving up 10 hits and three runs.
Padres are 9-3 in their last 12 during game 3 of a series. Padres are 6-2 in their last 8 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower. Padres are 20-8 in their last 28 games as a favorite.Pirates are 22-50 in their last 72 overall. Pirates are 22-50 in their last 72 games on grass. Pirates are 16-37 in their last 53 during game 3 of a series. Padres are 5-11 in the last 16 meetings in Pittsburgh. Over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings in Pittsburgh.
There is no doubt that Musgrove has been good to start the season, but this is a time to fade him with a little regression coming. Look for the Pirates offense to find enough success to come away with a win and a cover of the spread.