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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. San Diego Padres

The fans at PETCO Park will be treated to a game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Diego Padres when they take their seats on Friday.

The Pirates will trot Chad Kuhl out to the mound in this one. Right hander Kuhl has a 3-7 record and a 4.92 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Padres will be Travis Wood. The left hander has a 6.91 ERA to go along with a 1-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Pirates as -101-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total opened at 8.5.

San Diego was a 7-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Mets. They won as +109 underdogs, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Pittsburgh, they were a 2-1 loser as they battled the Giants on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at -151 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team record: 50-52 SU
Pittsburgh is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games

San Diego:
Team record: 45-57 SU
San Diego is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of San Diego's last 7 games
San Diego is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next up:
Pittsburgh at San Diego Saturday, July 29