Pick #1 – Pittsburgh Pirates at Miami Marlins
Tonight is a rubber game between between two teams playing winning baseball so far this. The Pirates who are 6-4 over their last 10 games are playing a similar 5-5 over their last 10 Marlins team but both are putting up runs. The game were looking at here is the Pittsburgh Pirates (29-22) versus the Miami Marlins (27-25) who have split the last two games and look to settle the tie tonight. Starting with the historical stats we note that the total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games. In addition to this the The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games. These are very promising trends that should not be overlooked when considering the OVER play. There has already been one game in the series that had 10 runs scored by one side alone so these two teams are capable of putting up big numbers. One aspect of this game we really have to like is the fact that the last time Jonathon Niese pitched 10 runs were also put up in that game as well. These two teams have lineups that can really manufacturing runs as well as hit for power and the public consensus must know this as the MLB total is a nice and compelling 68%. The Pirates produce 5.06 runs this year and the Marlins show up with 3.94 runs on average for the years so this game has a very strong chance of getting us to the over just based on averages. The weather at Marlins Park is a non factor as they are expected to close the roof so we should get perfect conditions for the bats to eplode. The two pitchers hitting the mound have not faced the other team in recent past so will not have a good read on what the hitters tendencies are. The total over/under spread for this MLB game opened at 8.5 and has stayed steady so far so lets get it at that value before it takes a turn not in our favor. A nice final point to this pick is the fact that starting pitchers Jonathon Niese and Adam Conley combine for a 10.88 ERA this season getting us a nice and easy shot at the OVER based on the averages. The computer predicted score for this matchup is 8.8 so lets the OVER at 8.5 looks plenty enticing tonight. Lets get it and keep the current win streak going.
Pittsburgh Pirates at Miami Marlins - Wednesday, June 01, 2016 7:10 PM
957 Pittsburgh Pirates +1½
958 Miami Marlins -1½
957 Pittsburgh Pirates Over 8½
958 Miami Marlins Under 8½
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
Over 8.5 (2 Units)
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