San Francisco Giants vs. Pittsburgh Pirates - 7/25/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Pirates (49-50) at San Francisco Giants (38-62)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 10:15 pm (AT&T Park)
Jameson Taillon (6-3) (3.08) vs. M Bumgarner (0-4) (3.57)
The Line: San Francisco Giants -147 / Pittsburgh Pirates +137 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: NSBA, ATPT
Out at AT&T Park on Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the San Francisco Giants will be continuing their MLB series.
In Monday’s opener, The Pirates scored six runs in the first two innings on the way to a 10-3 victory.
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For the Tuesday game, the Pirates will be bringing out RHP Jameson Taillon on Tuesday. In his 73.0 innings and 6-3 record this year, Taillon has a 3.08 ERA with 72 Ks and 24 BBs.
The Pirates have some interesting hitters this year. Andrew McCutchen brought 102 hits, 61 runs, 17 homers and 57 RBI into this set, while Josh Harrison had 100 hits, 46 RBI, 11 homers and 32 RBI. On Monday, Harrison and McCutchen combined for three hits, three runs and five RBI with a homer.
Over on the Giants’ side, they’re rolling with LHP Madison Bumgarner on Tuesday. In his 40.1 innings and 0-4 record this year, Bumgarner has a 3.57 ERA with 38 Ks and seven BBs.
The Giants have some solid bats this year as well. Buster Posey brought 98 hits, 42 runs, 11 homers and 41 RBI into this set, while Eduardo Nunez had 90 hits, 35 runs and 29 RBI. In Monday’s game, Nunez logged two hits; Posey had a pair of hits and two RBI.
The Pirates are 4-1 in their last five Tuesday games, and 8-3 in their last 11 during game two of a series. Pittsburgh is also 4-1 in taillon’s last five road starts and 4-1 in Taillon’s last five Tuesday starts.
Meanwhile, the Giants are 16-5 in Bumgarner’s last 21 starts versus the NL Central, and 1-5 in Bumgarner’s last six starts during game two of a series. San Francisco is also 0-6 in Bumgarner’s last six starts and 2-5 in Bumgarner’s last seven Tuesday starts.
Over his last several starts, Taillon has been pretty solid. In his last five, he’s given up more than two earned just once, and zero earned twice. As for Bumgarner, He’s given up seven earned in 13.1 innings over his last two starts. Bumgarner has been pitching pretty well this year, but he’s not getting much help. I’ll take the Pirates for the win here.